Arrin K. Richards has joined Neal & Harwell, PLC, as an associate. He will work in the areas of commercial transactions, bankruptcy, commercial real estate, and civil litigation.

For the past two years, Richards has worked in the Office of the General Counsel at Vanderbilt University, most recently as Assistant General Counsel. Richards serves as the Membership Committee Chair in the Young Lawyers Division of the Nashville Bar Association. He is a member of the Napier-Looby Bar Association and serves as its secretary. He is also a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys.

Richards is a 2015 graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School, where he served on the executive board of the Black Law Students Association. He earned a B.A. in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration from Morehouse College.

A mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee, he is a member of the 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee. A native of Fort Washington, Maryland, Richards lives in Hillsboro Village.