Dee Harleston provides healthcare regulatory counsel on mergers, acquisitions, compliance, and operational matters. He also represents healthcare-focused private equity clients and their portfolio companies in buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Dee advises clients related to compliance with federal healthcare laws such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), physician self-referral law (Stark Law), and the Civil Monetary Penalties Law (CMP) and in matters of medical licensure.
Before joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Dee was a healthcare associate at a U.S.-based law firm. During law school, he worked as a legal extern at three health systems reviewing contracts to ensure compliance with federal and state healthcare regulations while advising on operational issues related to telemedicine, COVID-19, and academic medical centers.
Dee earned a law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law’s top-ranked health law program, a Master of Public Health from Saint Louis University’s College of Public Health and Social Justice, and a B.S. in political science from Belmont University.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Media Mentions & Firm News
The National Black Lawyers — Top 40 Under 40, Washington, D.C. (2023)
Center for Health Law Studies Student of the Year (2020)
St. Louis University Black Law Students Association – Black Star Award (2020)
St. Louis University — Academic Excellence Award for Legal Issues in Hospital Governance (2020)
David A. Winston Health Policy Scholar (2019)