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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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Inside the FCA blogInside the FCA blog features ongoing updates related to the False Claims Act (FCA), including insight on the latest legal decisions, regulatory developments and FCA settlements. The blog provides timely updates for corporate boards, directors, compliance managers, general counsel and other parties interested in the organizational impact and legal developments stemming from issues potentially giving rise to FCA liability.

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Craig V. Gabbert, Jr.


(615) 742-6277 TEL
(615) 742-0465 FAX

Craig V. Gabbert, Jr.


(615) 742-6277 TEL
(615) 742-0465 FAX
(615) 742-6277 TEL
(615) 742-0465 FAX

For nearly 40 years, Craig Gabbert has guided financially distressed businesses through the bankruptcy and restructuring process. Craig has represented both debtors and creditors in many of the most visible workouts and bankruptcies in Tennessee, negotiating with creditors, finding capital and facilitating settlements. Craig has been recognized in Chambers USA for his work in the bankruptcy field, interviewees say he "is 'extremely well respected' and describe him as 'one of the icons' in the area of bankruptcy litigation." (from Chambers USA 2016)

In addition to his bankruptcy work, Craig represents clients in a wide-range of disputes, including those resulting from breach of contract, non-competes and securities offerings. His ability to negotiate deals led him to become an approved Rule 31 General Civil Mediator by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Craig was a founding member and shareholder at Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner, P.C.


Nashville Bar Association — Director (2004-2006)

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association

Nashville Bar Foundation — Fellow (1994)

Mid-South Commercial Law Institute — Director (1983-1992), President (1989-1990)

Harry Phillips American Inn of Court


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Tennessee Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution — Rule 31 Mediator

Chambers USA — Litigation: Bankruptcy (2005-2016)

Best Lawyers In America® — Nashville Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights "Lawyer of the Year" (2010)

Best Lawyers in America® — Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation: Bankruptcy; Litigation: Construction; Litigation: Mergers and Acquisitions; Litigation: Securities (1995-2017)

Martindale-Hubbell — AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Nashville Post "In Charge" — Legal Sector (2015-2016)

Benchmark Litigation — Local Litigation Star: Tennessee (2009-2011)

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2007-2010)

Top 100 Tennessee Super Lawyers (2007-2010)

Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" (2003-2006, 2011-2012)

Nashville Post "Top 150 Lawyers" (2011)


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