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In June 2016, AmSurg Corp. and Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (Envision) announced they have signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which the companies will combine in an all-stock transaction. Upon completion of the merger, which is expected to be tax-free to the shareholders of both organizations, the combined company will be named Envision Healthcare Corporation and co-headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and Greenwood Village, Colorado. The company's common stock is expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol: EVHC. Bass, Berry & Sims served as lead counsel on the transaction, led by Jim Jenkins. Read more.

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Bass, Berry & Sims Ranked in 2015 U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" List

November 3, 2014

Nashville, Tenn., (November 3, 2014) – Bass, Berry & Sims PLC has received 64 first-tier metropolitan rankings in the 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list. The firm received an additional 15 second-tier rankings and one third-tier ranking. The firm was ranked in the third-tier on the national level for Corporate Law. 

Firms included in the 2015 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms Rankings" for Bass, Berry & Sims PLC: 

National Tier 3
Corporate Law

Metropolitan Rankings – Tier 1
Knoxville
Project Finance Law
Real Estate Law

Memphis
Arbitration
Banking and Finance Law
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Commercial Litigation
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Litigation - ERISA
Litigation - Securities
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Real Estate Law

Nashville
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Antitrust Law
Appellate Practice
Arbitration
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
Construction Law
Copyright Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law - Management
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Franchise Law
Government Relations Practice
Health Care Law
Information Technology Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law - Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - ERISA
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation - Real Estate
Litigation - Securities
Litigation - Tax
Litigation - Trusts & Estates
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Mediation
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trademark Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Venture Capital Law 

Metropolitan Rankings - Tier 2
Memphis
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Project Finance Law
Securities Regulation

Nashville
Education Law
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Project Finance Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Water Law

Metropolitan Rankings - Tier 3
Nashville
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

About "Best Law Firms"
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the current edition of Best Lawyers in America© in that particular location and specialty. 

About U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform, publisher of news and information, which includes www.usnews.com and www.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/cars-trucks. Focusing on health, personal finance, education, travel, cars, news and public opinion, U.S. News has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. U.S. News & World Report's signature franchise includes its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its annual "Best" series of consumer Web guides and publications that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, mutual funds, health plans and more. 

About Best Lawyers
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers in America® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 50,000 leading attorneys cast more than 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers in considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

About Bass, Berry & Sims PLC 
With more than 200 attorneys representing numerous publicly traded companies and Fortune 500 businesses, Bass, Berry & Sims PLC has been involved in some of the largest and most significant business transactions and litigation matters in the country. For more information, visit www.bassberry.com.


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