Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Krista Cooper has been selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2024 Fellows Program. The year-long LCLD Fellows Program was created in 2011 to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. The Fellows Program targets mid-career attorneys and helps participants develop leadership skills, build professional relationships and networks, and form a successful career-development strategy. Learn more about the LCLD Fellows Program here.

Bass, Berry & Sims has long supported the LCLD organization and the Fellows Program. Several firm attorneys have previously completed the Program, including:

Krista Cooper

Krista Cooper is a member at Bass, Berry & Sims and advises healthcare providers on the transactional, regulatory and operational aspects of their business. She employs her transactional and regulatory experience to advise private equity funds and their portfolio companies on acquisitions and helps a broad range of healthcare clients navigate the complex regulatory landscape, including identifying the impact of joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and other transactions on their business objectives and strategic goals. Learn more about Krista’s practice here.

About LCLD

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is an organization committed to ensuring all talent thrives, with the ultimate goal of building a more equitable and diverse legal profession. LCLD is an organization of more than 400 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners—the leadership of the profession—who have pledged themselves, through the Leaders at the Front initiative and other means, to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession. For more information, visit