Brad Lampley joined Adams and Reese in 2005 by virtue of the firm's merger with Stokes and Bartholomew, marking its entry into the Nashville market. Brad has a multifaceted practice, serving as legislative counsel to businesses and trade associations with interests before the Tennessee General Assembly and Tennessee state government. In that regard he has particular experience in the areas of transportation, energy, economic development, health care and insurance, among other fields. His practice also features business litigation and commercial dispute resolution components, with experience in banking and construction litigation, sports law and real estate. Brad has been named to the Best Lawyers in America list for Governmental Relations, and in 2016 he was named team leader of Adams and Reese's firm wide Government Relations team.
Among Brad's contributions and honors, in 2013 he was appointed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to serve on the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees, which is the governing body of the University of Tennessee and its five campuses across the state. Brad has also served on the board of directors of the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl for more than a decade, during which time the bowl has grown dramatically in prominence in the college football landscape, now drawing an average economic impact of more than $18 million per year for the Nashville area. He served as the bowl's Chairman in 2011 and 2012, the youngest Chairman in the bowl's history, and has been named co-chair-elect to once again serve in that role in 2017 and 2018. Brad also serves on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, the University of Tennessee Athletics Board, and the University of Tennessee Research Foundation.