Bass, Berry & Sims Bolsters Specialty Pharmacy Practice with Addition of Industry Veteran

January 5, 2015

Memphis, Tenn., (January 5, 2015) – Bass, Berry & Sims PLC is pleased to welcome Louise P. Gaerig to the firm’s Memphis office. Gaerig joins the newly established Specialty Pharmacy, Pharma Services & Distribution Practice Group led by Michael R. Hess. In her new role at the firm, Gaerig will provide regulatory guidance to pharmacies, drug manufacturers, group purchasing organizations and other healthcare entities.

Gaerig is the former General Counsel and Vice President of StoneRiver Pharmacy Solutions, Inc. and its affiliate Progressive Medical, Inc. During her 10 years with StoneRiver Pharmacy Solutions, Gaerig was responsible for the management of all transactional matters affecting each business unit under the StoneRiver/Progressive Medical umbrella doing business in all 50 states.

Gaerig earned her law degree from the University of Memphis and her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University.

“We are excited to have Louise join the firm. Her in-house experience at StoneRiver is a valuable asset to clients and will strengthen our capabilities in this specialized industry,” stated J. James Jenkins, chair of the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group.

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