Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Garrah Carter‐Mason and Brianna Powell were selected for inclusion into The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in the state of Tennessee.

This honor is given to only the top 40 under 40 African American lawyers in each state or region with reputations for providing excellent legal representation in their respective practice areas. Membership into The National Black Lawyers is by invitation only and is based on current member referrals and independent research.

Garrah Carter-Mason

Garrah is an associate in the firm’s Nashville, Tennessee office and part of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group where she represents clients in complex business litigation, products liability and government investigations. She completed a clerkship with the Honorable Judge Eli J. Richardson of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.


Brianna Powell

Brianna is an associate in the firm’s Nashville, Tennessee office and provides healthcare regulatory counsel to a range of clients on complex issues. She has dedicated hundreds of hours to advancing diversity efforts at her firm and providing pro bono services. Prior to joining the firm, Brianna served as a law clerk to the Honorable Julia Smith Gibbons and the Honorable Bernice Bouie Donald on the Sixth Circuit.

About The National Black Lawyers

The National Black Lawyers is a professional organization that celebrates legal excellence and promotes attorneys as subject‐matter experts, facilitates the exchange of timely information to enable the members to maintain their status as leaders, and represents a strong national network of top African American attorneys.

To learn more about The National Black Lawyers, visit the organization’s website.