Bass, Berry & Sims was ranked in the Legal 500 2022 issue in the M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A Middle-Market (Sub-$500M) category. The annual Legal 500 rankings are based on a series of criteria that highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.

The research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms, and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market. According to the research this year, Legal 500 reported that:

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC enjoys a particularly distinguished reputation within the healthcare sector, acting for a plethora of hospitals, health systems, home health and health plan companies, among others. Michael Holley succeeded Kevin Douglas as chair of the corporate and securities practice in January 2022; he and his team are also knowledgeable of the manufacturing, IT, food and beverage, retail and hospitality sectors, serving as primary corporate, securities and transactional counsel to over 35 public companies.

Testimonials reported during research:

“Their customer service and availability is world-class.”

“Great people who are fun to be around and extremely hard working. They give fantastic advice and have very high attention to detail.”

To see the full list of firms recognized in this category for 2022, click here.

This ranking follows several others the Corporate & Securities Practice has earned recently, including the following:

  • Notable rankings by PitchBook League Tables in recognition of our 2021 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and private equity work.
  • Chambers 2022 ranked the practice in the highest tier in Corporate/M&A in the state of Tennessee for 20 consecutive years (2003-2022), with nine of our corporate lawyers receiving individual rankings in 2022.
  • Wins in Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year (Over $100MM) and M&A Deal of the Year ($50MM to $75MM) categories and the Named Law Firm of the Year in 2021 by The M&A Advisor.