Leadership Law Alumni Leadership

Immediate Past Chair
Jay Ingrum
Phillips & Ingrum
Twitter: @jayingrum
117 E Main St
Gallatin, TN 37066

C. Jay Ingrum joined Phillips & Ingrum in 2000 as an Associate Attorney after working in public relations, law and insurance. Criminal law, family law/domestic relations, personal injury, probate, juvenile law, and collections are the focuses of his practice. He was BV-rated for Very High Legal Ability and Ethical Standard by Martindale-Hubbell in 2009. Jay is a 1994 speech communication...

Kyonzte Hughes-Toombs
Office of General Counsel, TN Dept of Health
665 Mainstream Drive 2nd floor
Nashville, TN 37228-1254

Kyonzté Hughes-Toombs has been licensed to practice law in the State of Tennessee since 2004. She currently serves as Deputy General Counsel with the Tennessee Department of Health. She has practiced healthcare and administrative law with the Department for over seven years. In addition to advising the Medical Laboratory Board and the Council on Certified Professional Midwifery, she...

Communications Committee Chair
Michael Stanuszek
The Stanuszek Law Group, PLLC
800 S. Gay St, Ste 700
Knoxville, TN 37929
East Tennessee Representative
Jeffrey Maddux
Chambliss Bahner & Stophel, P.C.
Liberty Tower, 605 Chestnut Street, Suite 1700
Chattanooga, TN 37450-0019

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East Tennessee Representative
Jill McCook
Tennessee Valley Authority Office of the General Counsel
400 West Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902
East Tennessee Representative
Jesse Nelson
Nelson Law Group, PLLC
10263 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922

Jesse D. Nelson is originally from west Tennessee, having spent his early years in and around Jackson. He attended Lambuth University where he was captain of the Mock Trial competition team, a Lambuth Scholar, and received numerous awards.

Mr. Nelson attended law school at the University of Mississippi School of Law in Oxford. He was a member and articles editor of the University of...

Middle Tennessee Representative
Tony Orlandi
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
5006A Michigan Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209

Worked as a Litigation Associate for Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston, MA from 2006 to 2011. Has served as a judicial clerk for the Hon. Aleta A. Trauger in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee since 2011. Licensed to practice in both Massachusetts and in Tennessee.

Middle Tennessee Representative
Martin Trimiew
Willis North America
112 Westwood Pl Ste 350 Nashville
Brentwood, TN 37027-5332
Middle Tennessee Representative
Jeffrey Usman
Belmont University College of Law
Twitter: @Prawfish
1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212-3757
Samantha Parris
Law Office of Samantha Parris
4610 Central Avenue Pike, Suite 102
Knoxville, TN 37912
Kelly Street
London and Amburn, PC
607 Market Street, Suite 900
Knoxville, TN 37902

Kelly has represented the interests of healthcare providers, hospitals, and healthcare-related businesses throughout his career. He possesses extensive experience in healthcare liability defense and is also experienced in litigating contract disputes and general commercial liability matters. In addition to his work as a litigator, Kelly assists clients in transactions, regulatory matters,...

West Tennessee Representative
Kasey Culbreath
Law Office of Kasey A. Culbreath PC
185 Wesley Reed Drive, Suite D PO Box 879
Atoka, TN 38004-0879
West Tennessee Representative
Whitney Dowdy
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwll & Berkowitz
165 Madison Avenue #2000
Memphis, TN 38103

Whitney M. Dowdy represents employers and management clients regarding all aspects of employment law, with an emphasis on the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, and discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims. As a shareholder in the Memphis Baker Donelson office, Ms. Dowdy has extensive litigation experience representing clients in employment matters before the...

West Tennessee Representative
Adam Johnson
Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC
488 S Mendenhall Rd
Memphis, TN 38117

Adam Johnson is an associate at Nahon, Saharovich and Trotz, PLC, where he practices civil litigation in the area of personal injury. He earned his B.A. from UCLA in 2003, summa cum laude, and his J.D. from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. While in law school, he served as a judicial extern for Judge Bernice B. Donald, then of the U.S. District Court for the...