Lee Flaherty counsels clients on general corporate matters with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. He works within a range of industries, with a particular focus in the medical device, real estate investment trust (REIT), manufacturing and banking industries.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Lee was an associate at Phelps Dunbar, practicing in the areas of business and finance. Prior to his law firm experience, he served as a legal extern to the Honorable Neil P. Olack of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. In addition to his legal background, Lee is also a Certified Public Accountant (Mississippi) and practiced for five years auditing financial statements of corporations, nonprofits and government entities.
The Mississippi Bar
The Alabama Bar
American Bar Association
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in the spinoff and sale of the management services organization responsible for the operational and strategic management of Chartwell to CarepathRx, a platform company formed by Nautic Partners that offers pharmacy solutions to patients undergoing complicated medication therapies. Nautic will manage the UPMC pharmacy moving forward. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of OptionOne, a specialty pharmacy providing home and alternate-site infusion therapies through a comprehensive clinical approach to patient care, in its sale to Amerita, Inc., a specialty infusion company focused on providing complex pharmaceutical products and clinical services to patients outside of the hospital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of HigherDOSE, a growth stage wellness product and services company, as outside general counsel. We advise the company on corporate entity structure; equity incentives; intellectual property protection; data privacy, including CCPA and GDPR compliance; FDA compliance; commercial contracts; waivers; product safety and advertising matters.
Served as regulatory and deal counsel to BioPlus, a leading national specialty pharmacy, and ProHealth Pharmacy Solutions, a significant provider of infusion pharmacy management services in their sale to CarepathRx a platform company formed by Nautic Partners
Representation of Netalytics, a software development company with a focus on creating solutions for the behavioral health care industry, in its recapitalization by Prairie Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm
Representation of Mid-America Apartments, L.P., the operating partnership of Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc., in a public offering of $300,000,000 of 2.750% senior notes due 2030.
Representation of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) in its $36M acquisition of Maple Street Biscuit Company, a fast-casual restaurant with 28 company-owned and five franchised locations across seven states
Mississippi College Law Review — Associate Editor
Moot Court Board
Hearin Merit Scholar