Rachael Andersen-Watts assists healthcare clients in operational, compliance and transactional matters. She conducts research and advises hospitals regarding mergers and acquisitions, and in support and compliance matters. In addition, Rachael represents hospitals and physician groups with regard to licensure issues, including advising clients regarding Medicaid and Medicare enrollments.
In addition to her work at the firm, Rachael is also a Legal Research and Writing Instructor at Vanderbilt Law School, where she teaches legal writing to first year students.
Before joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Rachael assisted in the representation of hospitals in contract and tort litigation, drafting pleadings, motions, discovery documents and briefs. Rachael also worked with the Detroit-based firm of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP where she advised healthcare clients on supply chain contracting, compliance issues, and mergers and acquisitions.