Dee Harleston


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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)