Brian Irving


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An associate in the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group, Brian Irving counsels clients in civil litigation and government investigations, focusing on healthcare fraud, managed care, securities fraud, and business disputes. Brian’s clients span a variety of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and food services.

Brian’s practice includes:

  • Healthcare Fraud & Abuse – representing healthcare providers in litigation under the False Claims Act and investigations by the Department of Justice, United States Attorneys’ Offices, and the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Managed Care Disputes – representing hospitals and healthcare providers in civil litigation and arbitration of payment disputes with third-party payors.
  • Securities Fraud Investigations – representing corporate defendants in Securities and Exchange Commission investigations and enforcement proceedings arising from alleged violations of federal securities laws.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Brian served as a law clerk to the Honorable Bobby E. Shepherd on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Brian earned his law degree from Vanderbilt Law School and received a B.A. in philosophy from Yale University. From 2008-2010, Brian played professional baseball with the San Francisco Giants organization.


American Health Law Association (AHLA)

Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Forum (2020 Class)