Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

J. James Jenkins Jr

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Practice Areas

Represents entities in the healthcare industry, including hospitals, surgery centers, physician services providers and managed care plans. Focuses practice on mergers and acquisitions of public and private acquirors and targets, equity and debt offerings, and strategic relationships, such as joint ventures and partnerships. Provides advice on operational matters and counsels clients on a variety of other matters, including corporate governance.


Joined the firm in 1994. Former chair of the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group.

Professional Memberships

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA); Nashville Health Care Council's Leadership Health Care.


BA (1991), Vanderbilt University; JD (1994), Southern Methodist University.