Scott Bell’s practice encompasses a wide array of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financings, securities offerings and securities law compliance, shareholder activism defense and general corporate governance and strategic issues.
Prior to moving to Nashville, Scott practiced at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in Washington, D.C.
The District of Columbia Bar — Transactional Section, Health Law Section
New York State Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Represented Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (Nasdaq:BOBE) in its acquisition by Post Holdings, Inc.
Represented Bridgestone Americas in its investment in ClearMotion
Represented a leading global provider of customer experience, engagement, and growth solutions,in its acquisition of Connextions, Inc. for $80 million
Represented Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (Nasdaq: BOBE) in the sale of Bob Evans Restaurants to Golden Gate Capital for $565 million
Represented Healthways (NASDAQ: HWAY) in the sale of its Total Population Health Services (TPHS) business to Sharecare, Inc.
Represented Emdeon Inc. in its acquisition of Altegra Health
Counseled Healthways, Inc. in response to significant stock accumulation and activist campaign
Counseled Bob Evans Farms, Inc. in preparation for activist investors and in response to an activist campaign led by Sandell Asset Management Corp.
Represented Delek US Holdings, Inc. in a secondary public offering of 10,580,000 shares of common stock
Counseled Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. in its three successful defenses against proxy contests initiated by Biglari Holdings Inc. and Sardar Biglari