Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Mary Leigh Pirtle was elected to serve as legal advisor on the board of directors for the Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management (MT|SHRM). Her term begins in 2024 and will last two years. Previously, Mary Leigh served on the MT|SHRM board as legislative affairs from 2022-2023.

Mary Leigh PirtleMary Leigh counsels clients on a wide range of day-to-day employment matters, and regularly conducts onsite internal investigations into allegations of employee misconduct. With experience in both traditional labor and employment litigation, Mary Leigh has represented employers against claims ranging from wage and hour violations to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) violations. Read more about Mary Leigh’s practice here.

The mission of MT|SHRM is to create best-in-class workforces and workplaces by developing HR professionals’ skills and knowledge, business acumen, and leadership capacity. The Middle Tennessee Chapter was established in 1967 and has grown to be the sixth largest affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) with nearly 1,500 members. Learn more about MT|SHRM on the organization’s website.