Bass, Berry & Sims attorney John Adgent will participate in the Fall 2022 Class of the Young Leaders Council (YLC). YLC’s mission is to train diverse, committed individuals to effectively participate on the boards of nonprofit organizations and make a difference in the community by replenishing the Nashville volunteer leadership base. YLC’s classes are held over the course of 11 weeks and are specifically designed to address fundamental board skills and prepare participants to be successful nonprofit board leaders. Training is facilitated by industry experts and reflects on success indicators deemed crucial for today’s nonprofit leadership. Once training concludes, participants connect with a nonprofit organization where they complete a yearlong internship as a nonvoting member of the board. To learn more about YLC, visit More information about the Fall 2022 class, click here.

John Adgent counsels clients on corporate and securities issues including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and securities regulations matters and filings. He earned a law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law and a B.S. in business administration, supply chain management from the University of Tennessee.