Mr. Schubert focuses his practice on the Firm’s complex litigation cases, and also assists with matters relating to voting rights and ballot access. During the 2018 midterm elections, he served as the Voter Protection Director for the Tennessee Democratic Party, a role in which he was responsible for ensuring that the votes of all eligible Tennesseans were accurately counted. A native Chicagoan, Mr. Schubert started his career as a middle school teacher in South Los Angeles. Before attending law school, he worked as a field organizer in New Hampshire for the Obama campaign in 2008, and as an Obama administration appointee at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. From 2013-19, Mr. Schubert maintained an active legal practice at Linklaters in London, England, and Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis in Nashville, Tennessee.
Throughout his career, Mr. Schubert has stayed involved in local education issues by representing suspended and truant students in administrative proceedings and serving as a committee member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Education Report Card. He is also a founding board member of The Ubunye Challenge, which raises funds for educational initiatives in southern Africa and the Caribbean through athletic endurance competitions.
He lives in East Nashville with his wife, Lesley, and his daughter, Lou.
- Tennessee, 2016
- New York, 2014
- Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
- J.D. - 2013
- Honors: Brooklyn Law Review
- Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California
- M.A. in Secondary Education - 2008
- Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
- B.S. in Foreign Service - 2006
- Honors: cum laude
- Major: International History
- University of Buenos Aires
- Note, When Vultures Attack: Balancing the Right to Immunity Against Reckless Sovereigns, 78 BROOK L. REV. (Spring 2013).
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Nashville Bar Association