Erica Vick Penley


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Erica Vick Penley is practice leader of the firm’s Government Advocacy & Public Policy Practice Group. She has worked on multiple landmark public policy initiatives, including enactment of the Civil Justice Act of 2011, the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act of 2017, the repeal of Tennessee’s gift and inheritance taxes, and passage of a constitutional amendment resolution regarding judicial selection. Erica is legislative counsel to a number of businesses and trade associations and is a registered lobbyist with extensive experience representing the interests of financial institutions, healthcare providers, utilities, energy sector, pharmaceutical industry, medical cannabis, nuclear industry services, higher education, agricultural services, and distilled spirits before the Tennessee General Assembly and Executive Branch.

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Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Lawyer’s Association for Women

Tennessee Lobbyists Association — Board of Directors (2014-2016)

American Health Law Association (AHLA)

Junior League of Nashville — Advocacy and Public Awareness Chair; Board of Directors (2012-2013)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee – Board of Directors (2019-present)