Nick Deuschle is an associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He focuses on representing clients in business disputes and breach of contract disputes.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Nick practiced in the Chicago office of Mayer Brown LLP as an associate working in the firm’s litigation group. Nick has also served as a judicial law clerk to The Honorable D. Brooks Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and with The Honorable Thomas D. Schroeder of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Nick earned his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School and a B.A. in political science from Wake Forest University.
Nashville Bar Association
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Lead counsel representing Envision, EmCare, and related entities in a qui tam lawsuit alleging that emergency department provider’s violation of licensure laws caused submission of false claims and that defendants fraudulently billed services as performed by physicians even though patients was seen only by nurse practitioners. U.S. ex rel. Taylor v. Boyko, 2019 WL 2423283 (S.D. W. Va. Jun. 6, 2019); U.S. ex rel. Taylor v. Perni, 2020 WL 2499544 (S.D. W. Va. May 14, 2020).
We served as counsel to two hospitals in a qui tam lawsuit alleging that a cardiologist (Dr. Korban) billed Medicare and Medicaid for medically unnecessary stent procedures. The district court ruled that the relator’s claims were barred by the public disclosure bar and for failure to plead fraud claims with particularity. Reported decision: United States ex rel. Maur v. Korban, No. 1:17-cv-01079-STA-jay (W.D. Tenn. Feb. 25, 2020).
Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch — Commercial Litigation (2021)
Law Clerk to Hon. D. Brooks Smith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2016-2017)
Law Clerk to Hon. Thomas D. Schroeder, U.S. Middle District of North Carolina (2014-2015)
The University of Chicago Law Review — Articles Editor (2013-2014); Staff Member (2012-2013)
Phi Beta Kappa