Sherrard named Nashville Bar Association president

Veteran Nashville attorney and community acitivist Thomas J. Sherrard will serve as president of the Nashville Bar Association, having taken office at the organization’s recent annual meeting

Sherrard, a founding member of Sherrard & Roe, PLC, will serve a one-year term.

A member of the Nashville, Tennessee and American bar associations, Sherrard has served on the ABA’s Committee on Federal Securities Law and the Committee on Commercial Law. He has been a member of the Tennessee Corporate Law Revision Commission and has been a frequent presenter at programs for the Practicing Law Institute. 

For many years, Sherrard served as an adjunct professor of law at Vanderbilt University Law School and Owen Graduate School of Management. He is the founding chairman of Partnership 2020, the economic development initiative sponsored by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, and he has served as chairman of the chamber.