Molly K. Ruberg


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Molly Ruberg concentrates her practice on representing healthcare and other highly regulated clients respond to government investigations, conduct internal investigations, and defend False Claims Act lawsuits. Molly has significant experience counseling clients in criminal and civil matters involving the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and other primary enforcement agencies. She has successfully litigated and resolved matters for a variety of global, national, and regional clients, including hospitals and health systems, health insurers, life sciences companies, hospice and home health providers, substance use disorder treatment providers, aircraft manufacturers, and physician groups.

Molly also leads internal investigations across a number of industries, often in high-stakes matters with legal, political and public relations components. She assists clients on a variety of corporate compliance matters, including the design and enhancement of corporate compliance and ethics programs. She also counsels individuals and companies on both sides of complex business litigation matters.

Molly joined Bass, Berry, & Sims, after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable John G. Heyburn II of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. She earned her law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Kentucky Law Journal  and interned in the chambers of the Honorable John M. Rogers of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Prior to law school, Molly taught ninth grade English at Ballou High School in Washington, D.C., as a 2010 Corps Member of Teach For America.


American Health Law Association (AHLA)

Women in White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA) — Member (2016-present); Secretary TN/AL Chapter (2018-2021)

American Bar Association (ABA)

Tennessee Bar Association (TBA)

Kentucky Bar Association (KBA) — Member, Health Care Law Section

Martha O’Bryan Center — Board of Directors (2016-present); Governance Committee Chair (2017-2021); Board Co-Chair (2021-present)

Project Return — Volunteer (2014-present); Board of Directors (2019-2021)

Southern Word — Member, Leadership Circle

Nashville Young Leaders Council (Class of 2016)