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 Lawyers Association (AHLA)
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
In partnership with the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, we assisted a pro bono client in successfully appealing a denial of her Social Security disability benefits
Representation of Christie Cookie Co., a Nashville-based gourmet cookie bakery, in its sale to Rich Products Corporation, a multinational food products corporation
Representation of MRI Interventions, Inc. in a $7.522 million private placement of shares of common stock
Represented Tivity Health, Inc. in its acquisition of Nutrisystem, Inc.
Represented Mid-America Apartments, L.P., the operating partnership of Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc., in a public offering of $300,000,000 of 3.950% senior notes due 2029
Represented Hibbett Sports (Nasdaq: HIBB) in Acquisition of City Gear
Represented Dobbs Equity Partners in its acquisition of a majority interest in Corky’s.
Mississippi College Law Review — Associate Editor
Moot Court Board
Hearin Merit Scholar