Brianna Powell provides healthcare regulatory counsel as it relates to compliance, operational and transactional matters.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Brianna served as a law clerk to the Honorable Julia Smith Gibbons of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and to the Honorable Bernice Bouie Donald for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. During law school, Brianna served as an intern for the Honorable Judge Susan K. Lee with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Brianna earned her law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law and a B.S. in psychology and Spanish from Loyola University.
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Represented Western Dental Services, a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital, in its acquisition of Guardian Life Insurance Company’s Dental Service Organization
Represented American Physician Partners in its acquisition of Texas-based Emergigroup Physician Associates
Represented American Physician Partners in its acquisition Arizona Progressive Medical Associates
Served as lead healthcare regulatory counsel to Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) in its acquisition of PillPack
Represented Envision Healthcare in its definitive agreement to sell to KKR for $9.9 billion
Provided healthcare regulatory and antitrust counsel to Avella Specialty Pharmacy in its sale to OptumRx
Represented Medical Specialties Distributors (MSD) to McKesson Corporation.
Represented American Physician Partners in its acquisition of Northeast Tennessee Emergency Physicians (NETEP)
Served as lead healthcare regulatory counsel to Ardent Health Services in its acquisition of East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC)
Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender & Social Justice – Editor-in-Chief
Tennessee Law Review – Articles Editor
University of Tennessee College of Law – Outstanding Graduate
Chancellor’s Citation for Extraordinary Professional Promise
Robert E. Pryor Award of Excellence in Advocacy
The Honorable J.C. McLin Scholarship Award
Academic Achievement Awards – Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Domestic Violence Clinic, Elder Law, Investigatory Criminal Procedure, Legal Profession, Pretrial Litigation, and Trial Practice
Tennessee Law Scholar