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Corporate/M&A

Tennessee

11 Years Ranked

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Provided by Kris Kemp

USA

Practice Areas

Kris Kemp advises public and private companies on strategic merger and acquisition transactions, securities offerings and compliance matters. In addition, he works closely with private equity firms, portfolio companies and venture-backed companies on investments, recapitalizations and other transactions. His corporate practice also includes providing capital structure advice to emerging and growth companies.

While Kris’s clients include a significant concentration within the healthcare sector, he also regularly works with companies in a number of other industries including financial services, insurance, and retail. His practice involves a broad spectrum of corporate and securities matters, including:

- Mergers and acquisitions

- Private equity

- Public company advisory

- Special healthcare M&A counsel

Career

Joined Bass, Berry & Sims in 2016; former shareholder at Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner, P.C.

Professional Memberships

Tennessee Bar Association: Business Law Executive Council, Chair (2013-2016); Business Corporations Act Subcommittee (2011-2015)

Nashville Capital Network: Board of Directors

American Health Law Association (AHLA)

Personal

JD, Vanderbilt Law School (1997)

BA and BS, North Carolina State University (1992) - summa cum laude

Awards

Corporate/M&A (2013-2023)

Chambers USA

Nashville Securities Regulation “Lawyer of the Year” (2023); Nashville Securities/Capital Markets Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2020)

Best Lawyers®

Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation (2010-2023)

The Best Lawyers in America©

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