Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Jeremy Gunn and Abby Yi were recognized in the Lawyers of Color Annual Hot List, which recognizes junior- and mid-level attorneys working in law firms, companies, and government agencies across the U.S. who show promise in their careers and demonstrate a strong commitment to advancing diversity in the legal profession. The full list of honorees for the 2023 Hot List is available here.

The honorees were chosen through a two-pronged process. The selection committee – composed of the editorial staff, fellows and advisers at Lawyers of Color – spent months reviewing nominations and researching legal publications in order to identify promising candidates. Nominations were accepted from mentors, peers, and colleagues; Lawyers of Color also made editorial picks based on its research of attorneys who had noteworthy accomplishments, giving special attention to candidates who were active in diversity pipeline initiatives.

Jeremy Gunn

Jeremy Gunn facebook 2021Jeremy is an associate in the firm’s Nashville, Tennessee office and focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation. He represents clients in a wide range of matters including business and contract disputes, class actions, and products liability. He also provides antitrust counseling and represents clients in antitrust litigation and investigations brought by the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission. Read more about Jeremy’s practice here.

Abby Yi

Abby is an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and focuses her practice on representing a diverse range of companies in connection with internal and government investigations concerning white collar and corporate compliance matters.  Abby also has significant experience counseling clients on healthcare fraud and abuse issues and defends healthcare companies respond to government enforcement actions involving potential False Claims Act violations before the Department of Justice, United States Attorneys’ Offices, and Department of Health and Human Services.

About Lawyers Of Color

Lawyers of Color (LOC) was initially founded as On Being A Black Lawyer but now also produces publications for lawyers of South Asian American, Pacific Asian American, Hispanic, and Native American heritage. LOC has been recognized by the American Bar Association, National Black Law Students Association, and National Association of Black Journalists. The organization provides research, career development, and brand marketing opportunities to our clients. With a core readership of 35,000, nearly 200,000 unique blog visitors, and nearly 4,000 followers and fans, LOC has the largest social media presence of any minority legal organization. More about LOC can be found here.