Pro Bono Awards & Recognition

We are proud of the way our attorneys donate their time, knowledge and energy to a variety of efforts, making a real impact in the lives of those we serve. The firm and our attorneys have been recognized by various organizations and associations on behalf of pro bono activities, including the following highlights:


Bass, Berry & Sims
Law Firm Award (2020)
Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative

Bass, Berry & Sims
Champion of Justice Award (2019)
Memphis Bar Association

Margaret Dodson and Jeff Gibson
Pro Bono Attorneys of the Year (2019)

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee

Angie Bergman
Harris Gilbert Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award (2019)
Tennessee Bar Association
Sehrish Siddiqui headshot
Sehrish Siddiqui
J. Michael Cody Access to Justice Award (2018)
Memphis Area Legal Services

Bass, Berry & Sims
Law Firm Award (2018)
Tennessee Justice Center
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David Esquivel
Liberty Bell Award (2018)
Nashville Bar Association

Taylor Gray
J. Michael Cody Access to Justice Award (2017)
Memphis Area Legal Services

Jeff Gibson
Pro Bono Attorney of the Year (2017)
Tennessee Justice Center
Bass, Berry & Sims
Approved Legal Assistance Organization (2016)
Tennessee Supreme Court
Brian Roark | Healthcare Fraud attorney | Bass, Berry & Sims
Brian Roark
Pro Bono Champion (2014)
American Health Lawyers Association
Bass, Berry & Sims
Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative Gala Award (2011)
Tennessee Bar Association

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