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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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Robert R. Laser

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7823 TEL
(615) 742-0460 FAX

Robert R. Laser

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7823 TEL
(615) 742-0460 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7823 TEL
(615) 742-0460 FAX

Rob Laser represents clients in compliance investigations and related civil and criminal litigation. He has broad experience advising companies in matters involving the DOJ, FDA, HHS–OIG, CMS and the SEC. In particular, Rob's practice focuses on defending allegations of healthcare fraud and abuse brought by government agencies or whistleblowers.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Rob served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Judge David J. Hale of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. Rob also practiced in the Nashville office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, focusing on government enforcement matters and complex civil litigation.

Memberships

American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division – Criminal Justice Committee, Co-chair (2014-2015), Vice-chair (2013-2014)

Nashville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division – Board Member (2013-2015)

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

CJA Panel, Second Chair Program

Davidson County High School Mock Trial Competition – Co-Chair (2013-2015)

Nashville Young Leaders Council – Alumnus

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Presentation:

  • "Considerations Behind Criminal Confessions: Understanding the Policies, Psychology, and Strategy Involved," American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Fall Conference (October 11, 2014)

Publication:

  • "Better Not Call Saul: How AMC's Breaking Bad Cooks Up the Attorney-Client Privilege," American Bar Association Young Lawyer Division's Newsletter (Winter 2014-2015)

Accolades

A Jailhouse Lawyer's Manual – Managing Editor

Columbia Human Rights Law Review – Staff Editor 

Phi Beta Kappa

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