Taylor Sample focuses his practice on complex litigation and investigations, with a focus on healthcare fraud & abuse and data privacy & security. Taylor has significant experience representing clients in response to government investigations and defending False Claims Act litigation. Taylor also assists clients in response to potential data breaches and related litigation. His experience extends to the representation of clients in complex business litigation in both state and federal courts.
Taylor’s practice includes:
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Taylor served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sarah Evans Barker of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Tennessee Bar Association — Health Law Section, Federal Practice Section
Representation of non-profit North Dakota health system in qui tam lawsuit alleging physician compensation arrangements violated Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law. Following declination by the DOJ, we obtained dismissal from the district court on the grounds that relator did not plead his claims with requisite specificity, and the Eighth Circuit upheld that dismissal. U.S. ex rel. Benaissa v. Trinity Health, 963 F. 3d 733 (8th Cir. 2020).
Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch — Commercial Litigation (2021-2023)
Indiana University Maurer School of Law — Order of Barristers
Indiana University Maurer School of Law — Michael & Janie Maurer Fellow
Sherman Minton Advocacy Board — Executive Member
Law Clerk to Hon. Sarah Evans Barker, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (2015–2017)