Lela Hollabaugh Appointed as Bradley Arant Boult Cummings’ Nashville Managing Partner
Lela Hollabaugh Appointed as Bradley Arant Boult Cummings' Nashville Managing Partner
Summary: Lela Hollabaugh has been selected as Bradley Arant Boult Cummings' managing partner of the Nashville office.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings is pleased to announce that Lela Hollabaugh has been appointed as managing partner of the law firm's Nashville office. Hollabaugh will also continue serving as the practice team leader for the Business Litigation Team.
Robert Patterson, the former managing partner of the Nashville office, said, "Serving as managing partner has been one of the greatest honors of my career. The journey has been both enriching and challenging. The time has come to turn my role over, and I can think of no candidate more highly suited than Lela, who is both a distinguished attorney and poised leader. I am confident her direction will reinforce the firm's client-centric initiatives, build upon our 100-year heritage of service to our clients and community, and continue to build our presence in Nashville and across the nation."
Beau Grenier, the firm's chairman, said, "The Bradley Arant Boult Cummings family is indebted to Bob for his years of excellent, fruitful leadership in Nashville. We are thankful for his trusted service in molding the office into what it is today, and thus excited to see Lela carry on this momentum. Lela has served Bradley Arant in many leadership capacities and is exceedingly qualified for this new role. We congratulate Lela on her appointment."
Hollabaugh will guide the Nashville office and help it reach its short- and long-term goals.
Hollabaugh said, "As a native of Nashville, daughter of a Nashville attorney, and a former president of the Nashville Bar Association, I am proud to carry on the legacy of leadership established by this firm. I am excited about leading this firm's fine group of lawyers who are all dedicated to professional and personal excellence. I look forward to building on the firm's legacy of service to Nashville by assuring that all of our clients benefit from the incredible depth and breadth of talent from our nearly 500 attorneys across our eight offices."
Hollabaugh has served as the head trial attorney in over 12 jury trials, as well as over two dozen bench trials, arbitrations, and administrative hearings. She advises leading natural gas pipeline companies on multiple issues, and represents manufacturers around the country in numerous matters.
Hollabaugh earned her law degree and her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee.
Source: Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
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