Leadership

Federal Practice Leadership

Immediate Past Chair
Frank Day
Ford Harrison LLP
fday@fordharrison.com
1715 Aaron Brenner Ste 200
Memphis, TN 38120

Frank is a management side labor and employment attorney practicing in the Memphis office of Ford & Harrison, LLP. He has successfully represented national retailers, health care providers, and various other public and private employers in matters arising under Title VII, the ADA, FMLA, ADEA, USERRA, and various other federal and state statutes. He has extensive litigation experience in...

Chair
Chris Sabis
U.S. Attorneys Office MDTN
Christopher.Sabis@usdoj.gov
110 9th Avenue South, Suite A-961
Nashville, TN 37205

Chris Sabis is an Assistant United States Attorney in the Middle District of Tennessee. He focuses his practice in civil health care fraud, particularly False Claims Act investigations and litigation. Chris also has experience in criminal health care fraud prosecution, transportation and education fraud, general procurement fraud, MLAT and extradition treaty compliance, Federal Tort Claims Act...

East TN Delegate
David Long
McAngus Goudelock & Courie
david.long@mgclaw.com
P.O. Box 990
Knoxville, TN 37901
 
Middle TN Delegate
Drew Hutchinson
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
dhutchinson@bakerdonelson.com
100 Med Tech Parkway Ste 200
Johnson City, TN 37604
 
Vice-Chair
Jonathan Skrmetti
Butler Snow LLP
jonathan.skrmetti@butlersnow.com
6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 500
Memphis, TN 38119
 
West TN Delegate
Katy Olita
Batson, Nolan, PLC
kwolita@batsonnolan.com
121 S THIRD ST
Clarksville, TN 37041

Katy was raised in Clarksville, Tennessee and is a graduate of Northeast High School. She attended college at the University of Tennessee, where she majored in Psychology. After graduation, Katy attended the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. While in law school, she was a member of the University of Memphis Law Review, served as the Executive Director of the Student Bar...

Staff Coordinator
Wil Hammond
Tennessee Bar Association
whammond@tnbar.org
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Wil Hammond is a Sections and Committees Coordinator at the Tennessee Bar Association. In that position, he will work with a number of the TBA's 32 sections and 16 committees, facilitating meetings, assisting with newsletters and ensuring they operate smoothly.

Prior to working for the TBA, he served as Communications Director for the Tennessee AFL-CIO, a Grant Manager the Tennessee...