Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Angie Bergman was named one of the 2020 Women of Influence by the Nashville Business Journal. This year’s list includes 35 women who are making an impact in the Middle Tennessee community. The list is broken down into categories including: Community Supporter, Department Manager, Entrepreneur, Inspiration/Mentor, Nonprofit Leader, Public Policy, Top Executive, Trailblazer. Angie was recognized in the Inspiration/Mentor category.
Angie is an associate at Bass, Berry & Sims where she represents healthcare providers and companies facing claims of fraud, patient protection violations and government investigations. She is an active participant in the firm’s pro bono initiatives and in October 2019 she completed the firm’s first Fellowship placement through the Pro Bono Program. Through the Fellowship, selected attorneys can spend six months serving full-time in a pro bono capacity within the community. During her Fellowship, Angie worked with Choosing Justice Initiative where she advocated for bail reform in Nashville’s criminal courts, federal court, and alongside the Nashville Public Defender’s Office. You can read a recap of Angie’s experience here.
The full list of 2020 winners was announced in the article, “Introducing the NBJ’s 2020 Women of Influence Winners,” released by the Nashville Business Journal on February 12. All of the honorees were profiled in an article published April 24 which is available online here.