J. Taylor Chenery
Taylor Chenery centers his practice on government compliance and investigations and related litigation, focusing on issues of healthcare fraud and abuse. He has significant experience representing a wide variety of healthcare clients in responding to governmental investigations and defending False Claims Act lawsuits. Taylor also has significant experience in complex commercial litigation matters, ranging from class action lawsuits to private arbitrations.
Taylor’s practice includes:
- Healthcare Fraud & Abuse – Representing a number of healthcare clients in government inquiries, public litigation, and private arbitrations, including general commercial disputes; Medicare fraud and actions brought under the False Claims Act; and, government inquiries and investigations by the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, United States Attorneys’ Offices and the Department of Justice.
- Internal Investigations – Conducting internal investigations on behalf of corporate and healthcare clients, including a Fortune 100 company’s investigation of a congressional whistleblower, as well as numerous healthcare investigations relating to government compliance.
- Securities & Shareholder Litigation – Advising both corporations and directors and officers in business and securities litigation, including shareholder derivative suits and securities fraud class actions.
- Commercial Litigation – Litigating a variety of commercial disputes, including RICO claims; multi-million dollar breach of contract; putative, nationwide class actions; and, Fair Credit Reporting Act violations.
Prior to joining the firm, Taylor served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Samuel H. Mays, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.
Nashville Bar Association — Federal Courts Committee
Tennessee Bar Association
American Health Law Association (AHLA) — Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Committee
Media Mentions & Firm News
Tennessee Supreme Court — Attorney for Justice (2021-2022)
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2017-2019)
Emory Law Journal — Notes and Comments Editor
Law Clerk to Hon. Samuel H. Mays, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (2008-2009)
Emory Class of 2008 Charles E. Watkins Scholarship recipient