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Tennessee Litigation
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3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Litigation Practice Summary

The Bass, Berry & Sims litigation practice is recognized for its deep bench, game-changing victories, value-based fee arrangements and high-quality service. With three locations in Tennessee that collaborate closely with the firm's Washington, D.C., office, our attorneys advance clients' business objectives, both in and out of the courtrooms across the country. 

Go-To Firm for Healthcare Disputes

Building on the firm's reputation in healthcare, the litigation practice handles complex disputes and investigations across sectors of the industry. The Bass, Berry & Sims Healthcare Fraud Task Force includes former members of the U.S. Department of Justice and a number of former Assistant U.S. Attorneys with significant experience handling healthcare fraud matters across the country. In addition, the firm battles on behalf of hospitals and other providers in their dealings with managed care companies and other payors.

Key Practice Areas

Our government investigations, intellectual property, securities litigation and other disputes practices also serve clients nationwide in complex and high-stakes cases. Practice areas include:

  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy
  • Broker-dealer and financial services
  • Business disputes
  • Compliance and government investigations
  • Construction
  • Environmental
  • Government contracts
  • Healthcare fraud and abuse
  • Higher education
  • Intellectual property
  • Managed care
  • Products liability and torts
  • Privacy and cybersecurity
  • Securities litigation
  • Tax
  • Trade controls

Chambers Review

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Litigation: General Commercial - Tennessee
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What the team is known for

Top-notch firm with an outstanding reputation for its wide-ranging civil litigation expertise. Well equipped to handle disputes in highly regulated industries, with notable strengths in financial services and healthcare cases. Demonstrates wider strengths in corporate disputes, including securities class and derivative actions, IP claims and privacy disputes. Also active in bankruptcy-related litigation.

Work Highlights

Provided by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC successfully represented Vanderbilt University in a software licensing dispute, concerning the underpayment of royalty fees. The case was settled through mediation.

Notable Practitioners

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Britt K Latham
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Britt K Latham
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Band 2

Britt Latham is recognized by market commentators for his expertise in securities and shareholder litigation. He comes highly recommended for his representation of clients facing big-ticket class actions and SEC enforcement proceedings.
"Britt Latham is active and very busy, handling some of the more complex work."

Overton Thompson III
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Overton Thompson III
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Band 2

Overton Thompson has an excellent track record in the commercial litigation space, offering additional strength in securities disputes and contentious IP matters.
"Overton Thompson is a top-drawer lawyer. Over the course of his career he has handled some pretty big cases. He is a gentleman and easy to deal with." "I think of Overton as an assured lawyer who delivers consistent results."

Jeff H. Gibson
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Jeff H. Gibson
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Up and Coming

Jeff Gibson frequently acts on healthcare and financial services lawsuits such as FCA matters and SEC investigations.
"Jeff is incredibly client-focused, thoughtful, and responsive. He is very good at distilling complex factual situations into the key points." "Jeff does a fantastic job explaining the possible outcomes of a matter, the 'why' behind possible outcomes, and the steps a client can take to be best positioned for a favorable outcome."

Ranked Lawyers at
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

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Tennessee

Litigation: General Commercial

Britt K Latham
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Britt K Latham
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Band 2
Overton Thompson III
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Overton Thompson III
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Band 2
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Jeff H. Gibson
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Jeff H. Gibson
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Up and Coming

Clients

Provided by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD)

CBS Broadcasting, Inc.

Envision Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: EVHC) (formerly AmSurg)

Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO)

HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HCA)

Industries

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Aerospace & defense

Financial services

Healthcare

Higher education

Hospitality & leisure

Life sciences

Manufacturing

Nonprofit organizations

Real estate

Retail

Sports, entertainment & media

Technology

Telecommunications

Transportation

Utilities