Glenn B. Rose


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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:

  • Bankruptcy & Restructuring – Counseling debtors, creditors, committees, interested purchasers and other parties in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court transactions.
  • Business Litigation – Representing clients in disputes alleging breach of an acquisition agreement or other complex contract, breach of fiduciary duty or violation of securities laws; advising clients on insurance questions and litigates disputed coverage issues.
  • Healthcare Litigation – Defending lawsuits under the False Claims Act, conducting internal investigations and assisting clients with risk management issues.
  • Corporate Governance – Advising boards of directors in connection with insolvency situations, major corporate transactions and alleged violations of laws governing the operation of their business.

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)