Scott D. Gallisdorfer


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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.

Scott is a contributor to the firm’s annual Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review and Inside the FCA blog, and he is an active participant in the firm’s pro bono initiatives.

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)