Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Emily Burrows was named one of the ten people to watch in Nashville business in 2024. The list of influential city leaders was generated by the Nashville Business Journal and includes individuals the publication believes will “influence some of the year’s most impactful headlines.”

Emily was chosen for inclusion on the list following her recent appointment as leader of the firm’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) practice. As the article points out, Emily “taking the helm of an AI-focused branch of the firm puts her at the forefront of the innovation community … She now works to bring a holistic approach to AI-related issues; as the technology becomes more popular more companies will likely come calling.” Read about the firm’s launch of its AI practice here.

As lead of the newly established AI practice, Emily’s practice has a particular emphasis on negotiating agreements for the license and implementation of new AI tools and services, advising on the unique contractual and regulatory considerations at hand and crafting appropriate terms to allocate risk. In addition to AI, Emily regularly oversees significant intellectual property due diligence evaluations in the context of acquisitions of technology-focused companies and prepares and negotiates intellectual property and technology agreements in spin-outs and other acquisition transactions. Learn more about Emily’s practice here.

The full article, “10 People to Watch in Nashville Business in 2024,” was published by the Nashville Business Journal on January 12 and is available online.