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Cindy Barnett and Gif Thornton have been recognized for their excellence in law in the Nashville Business Journal's "Best of the Bar" 2021. The "Best of the Bar" program recognizes the top lawyers and corporate counsel in Middle Tennessee as nominated and voted on by their peers in several categories. Honorees will be recognized at a cocktail reception, June 18 at City Winery in Nashville.

As a senior public finance partner, Cindy Barnett regularly counsels clients on complex legal issues throughout the State and has been involved in several landmark financings in Nashville, from BNA to Nissan Stadium to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Additionally, she is actively engaged in the development and financing of affordable housing for our community.

Gif Thornton has represented clients at the intersection of business and government for over 30 years. He serves as a trusted advisor for leaders at the local, state and federal levels. Gif works with clients at the strategic level crafting policy and on the ground achieving the desired results. Since 2015, Gif Thornton has served as Managing Partner for Adams and Reese firm-wide.