Bob Cooper to Rejoin Bass, Berry & Sims Following Term as Metro Director of Law; Wally Dietz Named as Successor

May 17, 2021
Nashville Post, The Tennessee Star, The Tennessean, Tennessee Lookout

Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced on May 14 that Bob Cooper will resign his post as Metro Director of Law and will be returning to Bass, Berry & Sims in June. Bob left the firm in November 2019 to assume the position with the mayor’s office. He previously served as Attorney General from 2006-2014.

Replacing Bob as Metro Director of Law will be Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Wally Dietz. Wally has been with the firm since 1983 and focuses his practice on international anti-corruption and investigations.

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