Lead counsel to a Knoxville-based ambulatory surgery center operator in its efforts to obtain a Certificate of Need (CON) to build Tennessee’s first proton beam therapy center. The $120 million project received unanimous approval from state regulators. When the facility opened in early 2014, it joined Massachusetts General Hospital, the M.D. Anderson Clinic and a handful of other locations to become one of the few places in the United States where this revolutionary form of radiation therapy is available.