Find out what your fellow alumni are up to.

March 2024
Tangela Richter was named Chief Legal Officer at GEICO.

February 2024
Doug Mefford was named General Counsel and Secretary at Vanderbilt University Medical Center effective July 1, 2024.

January 2024
Mike Carr was named Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Brown-Forman effective May 1, 2024.

Chris Johnson was named Assistant General Counsel, Securities at Shoals Technologies Group.

Molly Terrell was named Alumni Affairs Coordinator and Career Counselor at Belmont University College of Law’s Office of Career Services and Professional Development.

December 2023
Jason Hale was named General Counsel at Hankook Tire America Corp.

November 2023
Erin Everitt was named Partner, Deputy General Counsel Strategic Legal at McKinsey & Company.

October 2023
Rachael Andersen-Watts became a Judicial Law Clerk at U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio.

Paige Reber was named General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at AMSURG.

September 2023
Colton Driver was named Special Privacy Counsel at Nissan North America.

Sara Vance Khankari was named Vice President, Assistant General Counsel – Corporate at Geode Health.

May 2023
Marcia Topiwala was named Assistant General Counsel at QualDerm Partners.

April 2023
Jon Hasebe has been promoted to Associate General Counsel at Bridgestone Americas.

Quyen Vo has been promoted to Senior Counsel, Legal Development at HCA Healthcare.

January 2023
Wearen Hughes retired from Bass, Berry & Sims in December 2021. He is continuing his practice by acting as a mediator or arbitrator in various types of disputes, most of which involve construction.

Justin Pitt was elected to the Cumberland University Board of Trust.

August 2022
Scott Shanker has rejoined Bass, Berry & Sims as a member in the Healthcare Practice Group. He will be based in the Memphis office, and his practice will center on the regulatory needs of hospitals and health systems, as well as private equity-based portfolio companies.

June 2022
Heath Clark was featured in the Nashville Business Journal and Nashville Scene for his award-winning gin and new business venture, Company Distilling.

May 2022
Dan Kuninsky has been named General Counsel of Turquoise Health.

Nick Grunenwald has been named the Assistant Athletics Director at the University of Missouri.

January 2022
Chris Chi has been selected as a member of the Nashville Health Care Council Fellows Class of 2022.

December 2021
Justin Pitt has been named General Counsel at CHS.

David Mitchell Jr. was elected Managing Member of Rose Law Firm.

October 2021
Caroline Stephens Milner has been selected to clerk for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

September 2021
Martha B. Allard was appointed as an Administrative Trademark Judge at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

July 2021
Stephanie Maxwell has been named General Counsel at Wesley Financial Group.

Akele Parnell has been named CEO of 11th Level Inc. and MariGrow Inc., as well as Head of Equity Partnerships at Lantern.

Ryann Schneider was promoted to Managing Counsel at Parallon – HCA Healthcare.

April 2021
LaToya Williams Harris has been named Chief Counsel – Global Supply Chain and Global Sourcing at International Paper Company.

February 2021
Tangela Richter has been named Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Wells Fargo.

Mark Buente has been named Legal Counsel at Genius Sports.

January 2021
George McGinn was elected to serve on the RFPi Inc. Board of Directors.

Clark Milner has been named Chief Counsel for Senator Bill Hagerty.

Marija S. Nelson has been named Division Counsel, Trauma & Extremities at Stryker.

Kevin O’Hara has been named Senior Vice President & General Manager, Platform Solutions at HealthStream.

Paige Reber has been named Vice President, Associate General Counsel – M&A and Corporate Affairs at Envision Healthcare.

Marcia N. Topiwala has been named Vice President and General Counsel at HST Pathways.

December 2020
Stephanie A. Roth has been named Associate Vice Chancellor for Equal Access at Vanderbilt University.

November 2020
John A. Good was named Chief Executive Officer at NexPoint Storage Partners.

Catherine Sloan was named Vice President, Deputy General Counsel at Compassus.

September 2020
Jason Hale was elected President of the American Subcontractors Association of Tennessee.

Mia Henley was recognized as part of the Super Women in Business Class of 2020 by the Memphis Business Journal.

August 2020
Annie T. Christoff took the Oath of Office in a private ceremony July 24, 2020, to serve as a magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

June 2020
Bradley Ottinger was recently named General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Axogen.

March 2020
Marija S. Nelson was recently named by the Memphis Business Journal as a “2020 Best of the Bar” finalist in the In-House Counsel category.

January 2020
John A. Good was promoted to chairman and chief executive officer at Jernigan Capital, Inc.

Che Mock was recognized by the Nashville Business Journal as one of its 40 under 40 award winners for 2020.

Stephanie Roth was appointed interim associate vice chancellor for Title IX and Equal Employment Opportunity at Vanderbilt University. Stephanie will also serve as the university’s Title IX Coordinator.

December 2019
Juhi Patel was named Trademark Counsel at Newell Brands.

November 2019
Ross Booher was named “2019 Most Admired CEOs and Their Companies” by The Nashville Business Journal.

September 2019
Shuchi Parikh was named Regulatory Counsel at Renew Health.

August 2019
Andy McQueen was promoted to Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer at American Physician Partners.

Alonda McCutcheon was promoted to Executive Vice President & General Counsel at the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation.

May 2019
Caroline Kirk Salomon was named Legal Counsel, North and Central America at Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering experiences in almost 4,800 hotels, resorts, and residences across 100 countries.

May 2019
Marc D’Annunzio was named General Counsel at Bakkt, a developer of open technology to connect existing market and merchant infrastructure to the blockchain.

February 2019
Robert Platt was named Assistant United States Attorney at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

January 2019
John Greer was named Senior Counsel at Nissan Motor Corporation.

October 2018
Eli J. Richardson was confirmed to a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee by the U.S. Senate.

October 2018
Annie Christoff was named Assistant U.S. Attorney at Department of Justice in Memphis, Tennessee.

John Good was named Chief Executive Officer at Jernigan Capital, a New York Stock Exchange-listed self-storage REIT.

August 2018
Dustin Carlton was named Vice President of Legal and Compliance at Bellhops, a technology-based moving company.

June 2018
Gentry Barden was named Chair of the Board of Directors for The Land Trust for Tennessee, a non-profit whose mission is to conserve the unique character of Tennessee’s natural and historic landscapes and sites for future generations.