Brian Sims focuses his practice on matters relating to corporate governance, securities regulation and mergers and acquisitions. Brian provides guidance on a variety of transactional matters, including Exchange Act reporting, public and private company acquisition and disposition and Section 16 compliance.
Brian’s experience includes assisting clients on matters related to:
Prior to joining the firm, Brian served as Assistant General Counsel at the Tennessee Department of Health.
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Represented Eckhart, Inc. in its acquisition of Logic Plus
Represented EDSCO Fasteners in its acquisition of Tower Support Services, LLC
We represented United Derm Partners, a portfolio company of Frazier Healthcare Partners, in its acquisition of two skincare and dermatology practices.
Represented Change Healthcare in its acquisition of National Decision Support Company
Represented Eckhart, Inc. in its acquisition of Polker Design Services
Represented Vivere Health in its sale to Prelude Fertility
Represented LFM Capital in its acquisition of an Indiana builder of ambulances
Represented Envision Healthcare (NYSE: EVHC) in its definitive agreement to sell American Medical Response (AMR) to KKR’s portfolio company, Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH) for $2.4 billion
Engaged in 2010 to serve as independent disclosure counsel to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Bank of America pursuant to a settlement order entered into by Bank of America and the SEC
Represented national purchasing organization in its acquisition of Cleveland-based GPO
Vanderbilt University — Alumni Association
Vanderbilt University — Dean’s Scholar
Scholastic Excellence Award for First Honors in Comparative Perspectives in Counter-Terrorism
Best Oral Advocate for Legal Writing Section (2008)