Mandy is an AV-Rated attorney in our Government, Administration & Regulatory and Health Law groups. She is a frequent speaker on the legislative process and updates on legislation.

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Mandy Young has been engaged in government relations, including healthcare and insurance legislation, for over 25 years. She has drafted and championed innumerable pieces of legislation that are existing law. Among other areas, Mandy has worked on telecommunications, hospital, home health, hospice, nursing home, automotive, financial, liability and insurance issues during that time span.

Her 25-year career gives Mandy a state-wide network of contacts on many levels of government and business that are tapped to benefit a client’s ultimate goals. Mandy’s unparalleled experience enhances the Team’s analysis and evaluation of issues and interests from all angles and aids our assessment of the optimum strategic path by which our clients can affect the relevant landscape, including regulations and public policy.

Mandy is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and her work has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®. She has been named to the “Nashville Top 101 Lawyers” by Nashville Post Magazine and “Best of the Bar” by Nashville Business Journal. She is also a frequent speaker on the legislative process and updates on legislation. Mandy has formerly held leadership roles in the Nashville Bar Association, and is a member of the ABA Health Law, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, the Tennessee Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the Lawyers’ Association for Women.

Mandy obtained her J.D. from the University of Tennessee and graduated Order of the Coif.  She served as a judicial clerk to the 6th Circuit.  She is admitted to the State Bar of Tennessee.


Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1992
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Tennessee: Middle, Western

Civic Involvement

  • Harpeth Hall School
    • Trustee
    • Alumnae Board, Former Member
  • Women's Fund of Nashville
    • Board of Directors, Former Member
  • Book 'Em
    • Book ‘Em promotes reading and literacy by proving books to children and providing reading volunteers.
    • Board of Directors, Former Member
  • Jade's Fund, Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
    • Board of Directors, Former Member
  • The Legacy Fund, Westminster Church, Board Chair


  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®-PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Insurance Law, 2007-2023
    • Government Relations Practice, 2015-2023
    • Lawyer of the Year, Insurance Law (Nashville), 2018
    • Lawyer of the Year, Government Relations Practice (Nashville), 2020, 2022
  • Nashville 101 Top Lawyers, Nashville Post Magazine, 2011
  • In Charge list, Government/Politics, Nashville Post Magazine, 2010
  • 150 Best Lawyers, Business Tennessee, 2009
  • Best of Bar, Nashville Business Journal

Education & Honors

  • University of Tennessee, J.D., 1992
    • Student Materials Editor, Tennessee Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
  • Vanderbilt University, B.S., cum laude, 1989

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Frequent speaker on the legislative process and updates on legislation.
  • Frequent writer of articles on legislation and the legislation process.
  • Author, "2010 and 2011 Tennessee Health Law/Legislative Updates," Tennessee Bar Association Health Law Forum (October 2010, 2011).