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Jianne D. McDonald Selected for Fall Class of Nashville Young Leaders Council

Butler Snow attorney Jianne D. McDonald has been selected for the Nashville Young Leaders Council’s (YLC) Fall 2020 Class. The YLC training program consists of 11 interactive sessions taught by experts that address fundamental board skills. These sessions focus on leadership indicators as collaboration, diversity and the role of catalyst deemed crucial for today’s nonprofit leadership roles. The training is then followed by a one-year internship with a community agency. Participants in the class must be between the age of 25-40 and are selected from a large group of applicants across a spectrum of professions.

The YLC is a program founded by the Council of Community Services, in conjunction with the Frist Foundation and the United Way. It was created in 1985 to address the need to broaden and strengthen Nashville’s volunteer leadership base. Learn more about the YLC here:

McDonald is a member of the firm’s Health Law practice group and focuses her practice on regulatory and transactional matters, healthcare licensure and clinical research. She is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association and American Bar Association. McDonald received her bachelor’s degree from Fisk University and her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law where she was a member of the senior editorial board of the Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal. She also interned with Judge Pamela L. Reeves in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Tennessee.