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Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

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Firm Details

Managing Partner: Todd J Rolapp
Number of partners: 160
Number of other lawyers: 188
Offices: Tennessee - Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville; Washington, D.C.

Firm Overview:
Bass, Berry & Sims is a national law firm dedicated to delivering exceptional service to numerous publicly traded companies and Fortune 500 businesses in significant litigation and investigations, complex business transactions, and international regulatory matters. For more than 100 years, our people have served as true partners to clients, working seamlessly across substantive practice disciplines, industries and geographies to deliver highly-effective legal advice and innovative, business-focused solutions.

  • Primary outside counsel to more than 35 public companies.
  • Long-term client relationships: 54% of our clients have been with the firm for 10 or more years.
  • Ranked 4th largest healthcare practice in nation byModern Healthcareand the American Health Law Association (2023).
  • M&A Advisor named Bass, Berry & Sims itsLaw Firm of the Year at the 20th Annual M&A Advisor Awards (2021).
  • Firm recognized by Law360 as a Practice Group of the Year winner in the Health Care category (2020).
  • Named “Tennessee Firm of the Year” byBenchmark Litigation(2022, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2012).
  • Listed in leading league tables, including being ranked as #14 Most Active in U.S. Private Equity (PitchBook 2022) and #6 Most Active in Healthcare PE (PitchBook 2022).

At Bass, Berry & Sims, delivering exceptional work is a critical part of what makes us successful. We stand apart because we all respect the contributions that our people make to the firm. We create an inclusive environment where everyone can do complex work and give their all while being themselves, irrespective of role or background.

  • For five years in a row, Bass, Berry & Sims received a perfect score of 100% on theCorporate Equality Index (CEI)administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality (2018-2022).
  • For the fifth consecutive year (2019-2023), Bass, Berry & Sims was named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media).
  • Participant in the Mansfield 6.0 certification process launched by Diversity Lab with the goal to diversify leadership in the legal industry.

Main Areas of Practice:

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Fraud Litigation & Healthcare Disputes
  • Intellectual Property
  • Data Security & Privacy
  • Securities & Shareholder Litigation
  • Debt Financing Transactions
  • Real Estate
  • Financial Services
  • Compliance & Government Investigations
  • International, International Trade & FCPA
  • Government Contracts
  • Higher Education
  • Antitrust
  • Environmental
  • Labor & Employment
  • Employee Benefits
  • Tax
  • Trusts & Estates

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USA - Head office
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  • Knoxville
    1700 Riverview Tower, 900 S Gay Street, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, TN 37902
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    Memphis
    The Tower at Peabody Place, 100 Peabody Place, Suite 900, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, TN 38103
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    Washington, DC
    1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 501, Washington, DC, District of Columbia, USA, DC 20004
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Bass, Berry & Sims PLC rankings

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Cynthia N Sellers
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Felix R Dowsley III
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James S Tate Jr
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