Nashville Post released the eighth annual "In Charge" list honoring community leaders throughout Middle Tennessee. The 2017 list includes nearly 500 individuals among 18 industry sectors, representing the top business, political and civic leaders. Five attorneys from Bass, Berry & Sims were chosen for inclusion in the 2017 list.
- Jim Cheek — Legal Sector
- Angela Humphreys — Healthcare Sector
- Mark Manner — Legal Sector
- Brant Phillips — Legal Sector
- Todd Rolapp — Legal Sector
The full list was published in the Nashville Post Leaders print edition. The individual industry lists were published online (see links below).