As counsel to several of the nation’s leading healthcare companies, David Smith’s primary focus is commercial leasing in the healthcare industry.
With a deep understanding of the unique regulatory overlay involved in healthcare real estate transactions, David helps clients find solutions that are both economically advantageous and regulatory compliant.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Stonewall Bar Association
Representation of J. Alexander’s Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: JAX), owner and operator of J. Alexander’s Restaurant, Redlands Grill, Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill and selected other restaurants, in its $220 million all cash sale to SPB Hospitality LLC, a leading operator and franchisor of full-service dining restaurants.
Since J. Alexander’s first opened in 1991, Bass, Berry & Sims has served as primary corporate and securities counsel to the company for more than 30 years. Additional details about the transaction can be found in the official news release.
Representation of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in the spinoff and sale of the management services organization responsible for the operational and strategic management of Chartwell to CarepathRx, a platform company formed by Nautic Partners that offers pharmacy solutions to patients undergoing complicated medication therapies. Nautic will manage the UPMC pharmacy moving forward. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, PLLC, a leading orthopedic care provider in Mississippi, in its sale to FFL Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm. With this acquisition, FFL Partners formed a new orthopedic health services organization, U.S. Orthopedic Partners.
Representation of Complete Health Partners, a Pharos Capital Group primary care platform based in Jacksonville, Florida, in its acquisitions of two Birmingham, AL primary care practices, Northside Medical Associates and Adamsville Family Medicine
Representation of Family Legacy, LLC and Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens, Inc. in their sale to Park Lawn Corporation (TSX: PLC), a company that provides goods and services associated with the disposition and memorialization of human remains
Representation of Clearway Pain Solutions, an interventional pain management medical practice that is backed by NexPhase, in its merger with KureSmart Pain Management
Served as lead healthcare regulatory counsel to Ardent Health Services in its acquisition of East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC)
We represented Mainsail Partners in its $30 million growth equity investment in Bio-Optronics.
Served as healthcare regulatory counsel in the company’s merger with LHP Hospital Group
Represented AmSurg Corp. (NASDAQ: AMSG) in its merger with Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EVHC)
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