Faculty Profile: Mary Beard

Mary BeardHCA
Previous Courses Taught (8)
  • Empowering Lawyers as Leaders
  • Labor & Employment Ethics
  • Labor & Employment Update 2008
  • Labor & Employment: Privacy Issues
  • Labor & Employment: Employment Issues in the Sports & Entertainment Arena
  • Labor & Employment: Mediation in Your Employment Case
  • Labor & Employment: The Effect of Bankruptcy on Employment Law
  • 12th Annual Labor & Employment Forum

Mary Beard is Senior HR Counsel for HCA, where she advises the Chief Human Resources Officer and his executive team on legal matters, including but not limited to, labor and employment, contracts, and healthcare. A graduate of Vanderbilt School of Law, Beard has served her profession as a former president of the Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association, former chair of the Tennessee Judicial Nominating Committee, former co-chair of the Tennessee Bar Associations’ Labor and Employment Executive Council and the Racial and Ethnic Diversity Committee. She is a Fellow of the Memphis Bar Association and Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Jobs for Tennessee Graduates and as Treasurer of the Napier-Looby Bar Association.