Thomas H. Lee

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Thomas H. Lee

Council Member
Sports Wagering Advisory Council

Thomas H. Lee serves as the Member-in-Charge of Frost Brown Todd’s Nashville office.  Tom practices in the areas of government services and business litigation, concentrating his work on lobbying and government relations, and provides strategic counsel on managing public policy change on state and local levels.

Tom attended the University of Tennessee, where he received a Bachelor of Science in 1991.  He then earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School in 1995, where he served as the Vanderbilt Law Review’s Executive Editor.

Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, Tom was principal of his own public strategies firm and a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis. Tom won two Emmy awards and numerous other national awards for investigative journalism and documentaries, ranging from health care policy to the aftermath of the first Iraq War.

Above all, Tom is passionate about the needs of his community and the passions of his clients. He enjoys his work as an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University, where he teaches courses on lobbying, legislation, and public advocacy.

In addition to serving on the Sports Wagering Advisory Council, Tom is, and has been, involved in multiple community activities:

The Red & Black Publishing Company, Board of Directors

The Rotary Club of Nashville, Member

West End United Methodist Church, Youth Fellowship Counselor; Stewardship Campaign Co-Chair; Sunday School teacher, 1988-present

Metropolitan Convention Center Commission, Nashville, Chair, 2002-2004; Vice-Chair and Finance Committee Chair, 2001-2002

Eakin Elementary School, Site-Based Decision Team, Chair, 2007-2009

Nashville Sports Council, Board Member, 2004-2006

Tennessee Hotel and Lodging Association, Board member, 2004-2006

Girl Scout Council of the Cumberland Valley, Inc., Board member, 2005-2006

Nashville Family Shelter, Inc., Board Chair; Volunteer, 1988-1998