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Alere logoBass, Berry & Sims routinely assists our clients in obtaining the Certificates of Need (CON) that are required to initiate healthcare services in Tennessee and other states. Recently, the firm assisted a leading homecare provider – Alere Women's and Children's Health LLC – obtain three CONs to significantly expand its services. Each of these CON applications was unanimously approved by Tennessee regulators. The expansion of Alere's services into all 95 Tennessee counties will greatly improve access to critical maternal and fetal medicine services in the state.

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Alere CON Approved for Middle Tennessee Region

Alere CON Approved for East Tennessee Region

Alere CON Approved for West Tennessee Region

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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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Tim K. Garrett

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Nashville
(615) 742-6270 TEL
(615) 742-2770 FAX
  • Tim K. Garrett

    Member

    Nashville
    (615) 742-6270 TEL
    (615) 742-2770 FAX
  • Tim Garrett helps employers solve complex issues related to all aspects of labor and employment law, providing in depth counseling and developing creative solutions to underlying business issues. He is an experienced trial lawyer, defending employers of all sizes in employment litigation claims across the country. His work has ranged from defending a major university during a significant wage and hour collective action involving thousands of employees to the successful defense of a major healthcare provider in a gender discrimination / retaliation case. In addition, Tim has served as nationwide labor and employment counsel for the largest nonprofit dialysis company in the U.S.

    Tim Garrett helps employers solve complex issues related to all aspects of labor and employment law, providing in depth counseling and developing creative solutions to underlying business issues. He is an experienced trial lawyer, defending employers of all sizes in employment litigation claims across the country. His work has ranged from defending a major university during a significant wage and hour collective action involving thousands of employees to the successful defense of a major healthcare provider in a gender discrimination / retaliation case. In addition, Tim has served as nationwide labor and employment counsel for the largest nonprofit dialysis company in the U.S.

    Named a top labor and employment lawyer in Nashville in 2016, and recognized by both Best Lawyers in America® and Chambers USA for several years, Tim has earned a national reputation for counseling employers through the maze of complex employee issues, such as:

    • Employment Litigation – Defending employers in various discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, non-competition agreements and wage and hour disputes in state and federal courts and administrative agencies.
    • Labor and Employment Law – Providing proactive, day-to-day counseling to employers in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship with a focus on resolving issues before they become crises.
    • Traditional Labor Law – Serving as lead counsel for management facing union organization or navigating established union relationships.

    With an energetic and entertaining style, Tim frequently speaks on labor and employment topics. He also is actively involved within his community, having held at least one term in office on every nonprofit or community board of which he has been a member.

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    Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Litigation: Labor and Employment "Lawyer of the Year" (2016); Nashville Labor Law: Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2015); Nashville Employment Law: Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2013)

    Best Lawyers in America® — Employment Law Management; Labor Law: Management; Litigation: Labor and Employment (2003-2016)

    Chambers USA — Labor & Employment (2003-2015)

    Mid-South Super Lawyers (2006-2015)

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

    HR Professionals Magazine "2013 Top Labor & Employment Law Attorneys"

    Phi Beta Kappa

    Wilkins Scholar

    NCAA Post-Graduate Scholar — Wrestling

    Vanderbilt Law Review — Associate Editor (1985-1986)

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