Leadership

Law Office Technology/Management Leadership

Immediate Past Chair
Mary Griffin
Tennessee Dept of Treasury
mary.e.griffin@tn.gov
LinkedIn: marygriffinnextadventure
502 Deaderick Street, Andrew Jackson Bldg
Nashville, TN 37243

Ms. Griffin has served as the State Social Security Administrator (SSSA) since her appointment in 2011. The SSSA acts as the liaison with the IRS, Social Security Administration and local governmental entities. In her prior role as the Deputy General Counsel for the Department of Commerce and Insurance, Ms. Griffin advised on a variety of insurance and securities regulatory matters and...

Chair
Tom Shumate
Meridian Law, PLLC
tom.shumate@meridian.law
Twitter: MeridianLawPLLC
Facebook: meridianlaw/
LinkedIn: thomas-w-shumate-iv-a3648b?trk=hp-identity-name
2900 Vanderbilt Place, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37212

Tom Shumate is the founder of Meridian Law, PLLC, which represents individuals and businesses across Tennessee in a variety of civil matters including business, contract, and employment litigation; disputes involving non-competition agreements and theft of trade secrets; insurance defense; personal injury and wrongful death actions; and probate cases.

Mr. Shumate graduated with honors...

Middle TN Delegate
A.J. Bahou
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
AJBahou@WallerLaw.com
Twitter: @ajbahou
LinkedIn: ajbahou/
511 Union Street, Suite 2700
Nashville , TN 37219

A.J. Bahou is a mediator and registered patent attorney who practices in the area of Blockchain, data privacy, cybersecurity, healthcare, and intellectual property law, including litigation management of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. He has extensive experience in all aspects of patent infringement litigation, from pre-complaint investigation through trial and appeal. Mr...

Middle TN Delegate
Thomas Hutto
Lawwell, Dale, Graham & Hutto
thutto@maurycountytitle.com
Twitter: @muletownlaw
805 South Garden Street
Columbia, TN 38401
 
Middle TN Delegate
Bill Ramsey
Neal & Harwell PLC
ramseywt@nealharwell.com
1201 Demonbreun Street Suite 1000
Nashville, TN 37203

Bill Ramsey is a member of the firm of Neal & Harwell.The primary focus of Mr. Ramsey’s professional practice is complex civil and criminal litigation.  He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology where he graduated with high honors in Mechanical Engineering.  He received his law degree from the University of Tennessee...

Vice-Chair
Jason Williams
Deatherage, Myers & Lackey
jwilliams@dmlfirm.com
P. O. Box 1065
Hopkinsville, KY 42241-1056
 
West TN Delegate
Mark Donahoe
The Donahoe Firm PLLC
cmd@donahoefirm.com
212 E Lafayette
Jackson, TN 38301

Mark is admitted to practice in Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, the Tennessee Supreme Court, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, the Tennessee Court of Civil Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals–Fifth and Sixth Circuit and United States District Courts in Tennesse and Mississippi. Mark graduated from Lambuth College with a Bachelor of Science degree and received...

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...