Elaina Al-Nimri counsels clients on complex business litigation across a diverse range of areas including environmental, construction, real estate, securities and shareholder disputes, and commercial disputes. She has successfully litigated and resolved matters in a variety of industries including construction, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, education, hospitality, and financial services.
Elaina’s practice includes:
Elaina is actively involved in the firm’s pro bono initiatives, devoting her time to assisting with civil rights matters and adoptions. She earned her law degree from Emory University School of Law and received a B.A. in economics and global studies from Providence College.
Project Return — Board of Directors (2019-present)
Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association
Young Leaders Council (2019)
Representation of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, a global pharmaceutical manufacturer, in numerous cases in courts across Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia
Representation of J. Alexander’s Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: JAX), owner and operator of J. Alexander’s Restaurant, Redlands Grill, Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill and selected other restaurants, in its $220 million all cash sale to SPB Hospitality LLC, a leading operator and franchisor of full-service dining restaurants.
Since J. Alexander’s first opened in 1991, Bass, Berry & Sims has served as primary corporate and securities counsel to the company for more than 30 years. Additional details about the transaction can be found in the official news release.
Served as lead healthcare regulatory counsel to Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) in its acquisition of PillPack
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of Change Healthcare and related entities in federal court litigation in Seattle stemming from Change Healthcare’s acquisition of a start-up business in the healthcare technology industry where the stock purchase agreement had contingent earn-out provisions
Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch — Commercial Litigation (2021-2023)
Order of Barristers
Dean’s Award, Legal Writing
Top 10% Oralist, Emory Law Legal Writing, Research, and Advocacy Spring 2013 Competition