Jeff H. Gibson


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Jeff Gibson has extensive experience representing clients in complex civil litigation and government investigations across a range of diverse industries, including healthcare, real estate, financial services, energy and technology. In addition to maintaining a business and real estate litigation practice, he defends individuals and companies facing quasi-criminal civil fraud claims, white collar criminal charges, and compliance violations. He leads internal investigations and provides crisis management services. Jeff also has significant experience in responding to data breaches, including conducting internal investigations to determine scope and causation, fulfilling federal and state notice requirements, and responding to regulatory enforcement inquiries and actions. In addition, Jeff is a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator and maintains a civil mediation practice.

Jeff joined Bass, Berry & Sims after practicing for seven years at the boutique litigation firm Neal & Harwell, PLC, where he had the opportunity to play a prominent role representing ExxonMobil, Bridgestone and other regional and multi-national corporations in an array of high-stakes cases. Before that, Jeff served as a law clerk to Judge Susan H. Black on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. During law school, he spent a semester working for the Office of the Attorney General of Guyana in South America.


American Bar Association

Nashville Bar Association — Board Member (2019); Treasurer (2018); Assistant Treasurer (2017)

American Health Law Association (AHLA)

Room In The Inn — Board President (2015-2018); Board of Directors (2012-present)

Nashville-Davidson County Continuum of Care Homelessness Planning Council (September 2020-present)

Metro Nashville Human Relations Commission — Commissioner (2014-2020)

Tennessee Justice Center — Board of Directors; Development Committee

Belmont Inn of Court (2016-2018)

Nashville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division — Board of Directors (2008-2015)

Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Forum — 2014 Inaugural Class

Young Leaders Council — Spring 2011 Class

Harry Phillips American Inn of Court (2010-2012)

Legal Aid Society — HELP and Operation Stand Down volunteer