Tennessee State Senator Raumesh Akbari joined Reaves Law Firm in July 2023.
A graduate of Washington University and the St. Louis University School of Law, she is currently the Senate Democratic Leader, Vice President of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators, and First Vice President of the National
Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women.
Sen. Akbari was elected to the Tennessee state senate in fall 2018, after serving as a state representative since fall 2013. She is a member of the several senate committees, including the Commerce and Labor Committee and the Ethics Committee. She serves as second vice-chair of the Senate Education Committee.