Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Audrey Anderson has been appointed to serve on Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s Public Integrity Task Force. The members of the task force will review current practices related to ethics and government transparency. According to the announcement released by the Mayor’s office, the eight-member task force will evaluate “current Metro practices relating to ethics, conflicts of interest, contracting and procurement practices, political contributions, and permitted political activities by Metro employees, vendors, contractors, and members of boards and commissions.” To read the full press release click here.

Audrey joined Bass, Berry & Sims in June 2019 after serving as Vice Chancellor, General Counsel and University Secretary for Vanderbilt University. Drawing on her nearly three decades of experience gained as in-house, outside and government counsel, Audrey advises clients on a wide array of legal issues facing institutions of higher education, especially focusing on student and faculty related matters including in the areas of tenure disputes, faculty and student misconduct, Title IX investigations, and admissions programs counseling and litigation. Audrey has deep experience advising on issues facing academic medical centers from her role in separating Vanderbilt University from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.