Scott Gallisdorfer focuses his practice on complex litigation and government and internal investigations, with an emphasis on matters related to the healthcare industry. Scott has significant experience in False Claims Act litigation and healthcare fraud and abuse investigations, including civil and criminal investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG), and other federal and state regulators. Among other clients, Scott has represented hospitals and health systems, physician practices, skilled nursing facilities, hospice providers, and specialty pharmacies, and his experience includes matters related to medical necessity, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, and other healthcare laws and regulations.
In addition, Scott has substantial experience on both sides of complex business litigation, having represented a wide variety of clients in breach-of-contract litigation, tort cases, and various challenges to statutes, regulations, and administrative actions.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Scott was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins LLP. After law school, he served as a law clerk to Judge Albert Diaz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Nashville Bar Association (NBA)
American Health Law Association’s Leadership Development Program, Fraud and Abuse Practice Group — Participant (2020-2021)
Represented Wolf Tree, Inc. in consolidated cases under negligence, trespass and nuisance claims related to a 2016 forest fire that destroyed several thousands of acres of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Represented Neles-Jamesbury and Metso Automation in significant precedent-setting litigation related to whether a product manufacturer has a duty to warn of the dangers of other manufacturers’ products that are foreseeably used together.
Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch — Health Care Law; Litigation: Securities (2021-2022)
Tennessee Supreme Court — Attorney for Justice (2021)
Virginia Law Review — Editorial Board
Phi Beta Kappa