Leah Dundon Appointed to Nashville’s Metro Planning Commission

Nashville Mayor Freddie O'Connell recently appointed Of Counsel Leah Dundon (Washington, DC) to the city's Metro Planning Commission, which manages and supervises the urban development of Metro Nashville and Davidson County.

Leah, a resident of Nashville affiliated with B&D's Washington, DC, office, is a research assistant professor at Vanderbilt University's School of Engineering and the director of Vanderbilt's Climate Change initiative.

Mayor O'Connell said, "as a graduate of Metro Schools and with a PHD from Vanderbilt University, [Leah] knows the community well. Further, her legal background and engineering expertise mean she's extremely qualified to review technical matters, and we want to take a long view of planning activities as we build trust in our planning processes."

Leah noted, "I am honored and privileged to serve the mayor and Nashville in this capacity, and I look forward to working with my fellow commissioners during an unprecedented time in the growth of this great city."

At B&D, Leah's practice focuses on civil litigation in state and federal courts and advising clients on regulatory matters arising under environmental laws.