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Nashville attorneys Gif Thornton, Edward Playfair, and Brad Lampley have been named to the Nashville Post's In Charge 2021. The annual lists of leaders spotlight key players in the business, political, and civic spheres. The more than 500 honorees on this year's list "represent the best of the best — and always are 'in charge,'" says the publication.

Gif, Managing Partner of Adams and Reese, is noted for his leadership of the firm and influential government relations practice. 

Edward, who serves as the Nashville office Partner in Charge, was highlighted for his firm leadership roles. Edward serves as the Intellectual Property Team Leader and was noted for his previous experience as a solicitor in the United Kingdom. 

Brad serves as Practice Group Leader of the firm's Intersection of Business and Government Practice Group was highlighted for government relations work as well as his membership on the Nashville Sports Council and his ties to the University of Tennessee as a former member of its football team.