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Kaitlin E. Hazard

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7838 TEL
(615) 742-2726 FAX

Kaitlin E. Hazard

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7838 TEL
(615) 742-2726 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7838 TEL
(615) 742-2726 FAX

Kaitlin Hazard focuses her practice on corporate internal investigations and compliance matters, including healthcare fraud and abuse and federal procurement issues. In addition, Kaitlin has significant experience with conducting anti-corruption investigations, compliance reviews and due diligence efforts. Kaitlin also assists clients in designing, evaluating and administering ethics and compliance programs.

Kaitlin Hazard focuses her practice on corporate internal investigations and compliance matters, including healthcare fraud and abuse and federal procurement issues. In addition, Kaitlin has significant experience with conducting anti-corruption investigations, compliance reviews and due diligence efforts. Kaitlin also assists clients in designing, evaluating and administering ethics and compliance programs.

Kaitlin's practice includes:

  • Healthcare Fraud & Abuse – Conducting investigations in response to internal hotline reports, complaints filed by qui tam plaintiffs and inquiries from enforcement authorities, including the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, United States Attorneys' Offices and state Boards of Pharmacy.
  • Procurement Fraud – Advising clients regarding mandatory disclosure obligations under the Federal Acquisition Regulation; responding to inquiries from the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General and Defense Contract Audit Agency; and assisting contractors in establishing their "present responsibility" before suspending and debarring officials.
  • Government Contracts – Drafting Codes of Business Ethics and Conduct and related internal policies and procedures for defense contractors; and providing advice on governance structures to ensure appropriate reporting lines and allocation of responsibilities among the compliance, legal, finance and other corporate functions.
  • Anti-Corruption & Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – Conducting international investigations and compliance reviews for clients in a variety of industries, including the pharmaceutical, oil and gas and defense contracting fields; assisting clients in responding to inquiries from the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities Exchange Commission and multinational development banks; and designing and conducting due diligence efforts on domestic and international business partners.

Kaitlin has also maintained an active pro bono practice, including through assisting clients in landlord-tenant disputes and child custody matters.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Kaitlin was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. During law school, Kaitlin served as a judicial intern to Chief Judge Deborah K. Chasanow in the Federal District Court for the District of Maryland and to the Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa in the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as a law clerk to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee.

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American Bar Association – Public Contract Law Section Young Lawyers Committee, Vice Chair (2015-2017) 

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

Women's White Collar Defense Association

Nashville Bar Foundation – Leadership Forum (2017-2018)

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Accolades

Georgetown Journal of International Law – Senior Editor (2010-2011); Notes Committee (2009-2010)

Phi Beta Kappa

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