Bass, Berry & Sims was recognized by Law360 as a Practice Group of the Year winner in the Health Care category. This prestigious award honors firms “behind the litigation wins and major deals that resonated throughout the legal industry in the past year.” Bass, Berry & Sims was one of only three firms recognized in the Health Care category.

For the 2020 list, Law360 selected 185 winning groups across 40 practice areas representing 81 law firms. Law360 received more than 775 submissions this year. The full list of award winners can be found here. Law360 provided an overview of the firm’s practice, including highlights of the significant transactions and litigation wins this past year, in an article published December 18.

About the Healthcare Practice

Marked by an integrated approach and unmatched regulatory knowledge, the Healthcare Practice of Bass, Berry & Sims is a team of more than 225 experienced attorneys who leverage their diverse strengths to meet the unique demands of our clients. Our team encompasses the multitude of legal specialties necessary to service one of the largest, most highly regulated industries in the U.S. Because of this depth, the firm is nationally ranked, for the fifth straight year, by Chambers USA and is ranked as the fourth largest healthcare law firm in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare (2020).

We provide healthcare regulatory counsel to 35 publicly traded healthcare companies and more than 200 businesses in the healthcare industry located throughout the United States. We represent more than half the publicly traded healthcare companies headquartered in Nashville, the city widely-recognized as the nation’s healthcare industry capital and the center of entrepreneurial healthcare. We have extensive experience in representing investors, lenders and investment banking firms in financing transactions for healthcare companies. Our team has advised on more than $136 billion in healthcare transactions and more than $52 billion in debt and equity offerings.

Our Healthcare Fraud Task Force regularly represents healthcare providers faced with fraud and abuse enforcement actions by the government and litigation stemming from those enforcement efforts. The Healthcare Fraud Task Force includes former members of the U.S. Department of Justice and a number of former Assistant U.S. Attorneys with significant experience handling healthcare fraud matters across the country.

Read more about the practice here.