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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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Brittain W. Sexton

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7962 TEL
(615) 742-2812 FAX

Brittain W. Sexton

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7962 TEL
(615) 742-2812 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7962 TEL
(615) 742-2812 FAX

Brittain Sexton has extensive experience with complex commercial litigation, including cases involving healthcare law, business torts, managed care disputes, software disputes, securities and shareholder litigation, and class actions.  He frequently practices in both federal and state courts and represents clients in litigation throughout the United States at both the trial and appellate levels.

Brittain's practice focuses on:

  • Healthcare Disputes – Representing major healthcare companies in claims related to contractual disputes, reimbursement disputes, corporate and business governance disputes, patient and consumer protection laws, and regulatory and operational matters.
  • Managed Care Disputes – Representing healthcare providers in disputes with managed care companies around the country, including disputes involving contract interpretation, refusal to contract, attempted recoupments, discrimination and retaliation against out-of-network providers, medical necessity denials, and related legal issues involving the Affordable Care Act, ERISA, UCR laws, prompt pay laws, any willing provider laws, and others insurance laws.
  • Software Disputes – Investigating and identifying claims and resolving disputes that arise between organizations and information technology providers, including claims related to software implementation and contract disputes.
  • Plaintiff Business Litigation – Representing the firm's clients on the plaintiff side in a variety of business disputes.  Over the past three years alone, Brittain has helped clients recover more than $140 million through litigation awards and settlement.

Brittain Sexton has extensive experience with complex commercial litigation, including cases involving healthcare law, business torts, managed care disputes, software disputes, securities and shareholder litigation, and class actions.  He frequently practices in both federal and state courts and represents clients in litigation throughout the United States at both the trial and appellate levels.

Brittain's practice focuses on:

  • Healthcare Disputes – Representing major healthcare companies in claims related to contractual disputes, reimbursement disputes, corporate and business governance disputes, patient and consumer protection laws, and regulatory and operational matters.
  • Managed Care Disputes – Representing healthcare providers in disputes with managed care companies around the country, including disputes involving contract interpretation, refusal to contract, attempted recoupments, discrimination and retaliation against out-of-network providers, medical necessity denials, and related legal issues involving the Affordable Care Act, ERISA, UCR laws, prompt pay laws, any willing provider laws, and others insurance laws.
  • Software Disputes – Investigating and identifying claims and resolving disputes that arise between organizations and information technology providers, including claims related to software implementation and contract disputes.
  • Plaintiff Business Litigation – Representing the firm's clients on the plaintiff side in a variety of business disputes.  Over the past three years alone, Brittain has helped clients recover more than $140 million through litigation awards and settlement.
Prior to joining the firm, Brittain practiced in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom as an associate working on complex litigation cases (2009-2012).  Brittain has served as law clerk for the Honorable J. Daniel Breen in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (2008-2009) and for the Honorable Gary R. Wade in the Tennessee Supreme Court (2007-2008).

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Tennessee Law Review, Research Editor

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