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Healthcare Private Equity Compliance Checklist

The complex and ever-changing healthcare regulatory and enforcement environment, including increased focus on the role of private equity firms in their portfolio companies, make compliance a top priority for private equity firms investing in healthcare companies. The best way to limit your exposure as a private equity firm is to avoid a compliance misstep in the first place. Additionally, an effective and robust compliance program for your portfolio healthcare company makes it much more attractive to potential buyers and helps you avoid an unexpected and costly investigation or valuation hit down the road. Download the Healthcare Private Equity Compliance Checklist to assess whether your portfolio company's compliance program is up-to-date.

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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
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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Tennessee Bar Association

Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management (MT|SHRM) – Board of Directors, Legislative Affairs Director

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Accolades

Chambers USA — Labor & Employment (2003-2018)

Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Labor Law: Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2018, 2015); Nashville Employment Law: Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2017, 2013); Nashville Litigation: Labor and Employment "Lawyer of the Year" (2016)

Best Lawyers in America® — Employment Law: Management; Labor Law: Management; Litigation: Labor and Employment (2003-2018)

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2006-2017)

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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