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.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of ED company and other defendants in qui tam lawsuit alleging that ED provider’s violation of licensure laws caused submission of false claims and that defendants fraudulently billed services as performed by physicians even though patients were seen only by nurse practitioners. We obtained dismissal of the licensure claims and received summary judgment as to the upcoding claims. U.S. ex rel. Taylor v. Boyko, 2020 WL 520933 (S.D. W. Va. Jan. 31, 2020); U.S. ex rel. Taylor v. Perni, 2020 WL 2499544 (S.D. W. Va. May 14, 2020).
Representation of hospitals in a qui tam lawsuit alleging that cardiologist performed medically unnecessary cardiac stent procedures. Following declination, we obtained dismissal on grounds that the lawsuit was barred under the public disclosure bar. Following the Relator’s appeal, the Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal. U.S. ex rel. Maur v. Korban, 981 F.3d 516 (6th Cir. 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