For more than 35 years, Glenn Rose has represented clients in complex business disputes and insolvency situations, devoting roughly half of his practice to each area. He has guided numerous businesses through successful out-of-court restructurings and Chapter 11 reorganizations, including one of the largest individual Chapter 11 reorganizations in the country and a payment in full plan that preserved the ownerships interests of shareholders in a public company. In addition, Glenn has represented successfully numerous clients in a variety of complex business disputes.
Glenn has been recognized in Chambers USA for many years related to his litigation practice and is regarded as “one of the smartest guys at the Bar, who can handle anything complex.” (from Chambers USA 2019) His practice includes:
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Glenn was a shareholder at Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner, P.C.
American Bankruptcy Institute
Mid-South Commercial Law Institute — Director (1991-2003)
Easter Seals Tennessee, Inc. — Director (2013-present)
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Represented Old Time Pottery and OTP Holdings in the restructuring of its debt and lease obligations when the companies filed voluntary Chapter 11 cases in the Middle District of Tennessee in late June 2020 and emerged from bankruptcy with a confirmed plan of reorganization providing for new permanent exit financing and payment in full of allowed claims in November 2020.
We represented a publically traded long-term care corporation in a company-wide investigation by DOJ under the False Claims Act concerning the reasonableness and medical necessity of therapy services and issues with pre-admission evaluation forms required by TennCare and PASRR forms. We negotiated a successful resolution of the False Claims Act allegations, which resulted in a favorable settlement for our client. U.S. ex rel. Haggard v. Diversicare Mgmt. Services, Co. et al., 3:12-cv-00669 (M.D. Tenn.); U.S. ex rel. Fitzmorris v. Diversicare Health Services, Inc., 3:16-cv-03037 (M.D. Tenn.)
Represented Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) in its acquisition of Arcadia Home Care & Staffing.
Served as counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Vanguard Healthcare in protecting interests of unsecured creditors in all aspects of bankruptcy and achieving 100% recovery of amounts owed to unsecured creditors
We represented National Book Warehouse, a nationwide operator of retail bookstore chains, in its Chapter 11 liquidation.
This experience gained prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims PLC.
Chambers USA — Bankruptcy/Restructuring (2020-2021); Litigation: Bankruptcy (2005-2019)
The M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards — Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year ($10MM to $100MM) (2021)
Martindale-Hubbell — AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
The Best Lawyers in America© — Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Governance Law; Litigation: Bankruptcy; Litigation: Mergers and Acquisitions; Litigation: Securities (2005-2022)
Benchmark Litigation — Local Litigation Star: Tennessee (2009-2021)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2006-2020)
Top 100 Tennessee Super Lawyers (2010, 2017-2019)
Top 50 Nashville Super Lawyers (2017-2019)
Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Corporate Governance and Compliance “Lawyer of the Year” (2011)
Nashville Business Journal — “Best of the Bar” (2012 and 2014)
Nashville Post Magazine — Top 100 Best Lawyers (2011)