Leigh Walton

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With more than 30 years of practice, Leigh Walton has advised a wide variety of public companies in the areas of corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and securities offerings.

She led the regulatory team for the nation’s leading healthcare provider through the largest domestic leveraged buyout in history at the time. More recently she led the legal team in the spinoff of a public hospital company from a public healthcare provider.

Leigh has helped develop the national healthcare practice at Bass, Berry & Sims. She is known for her ability to blend mergers and acquisitions, securities and healthcare law in furnishing practical advice to a broad range of providers.

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Memberships

Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association — Committee on Corporate Laws (1997-2003; 2016-present; Co-Chair Corporate Directors Guidebook Task Force, 2017-present); Mergers & Acquisitions Committee (1986-present; Chair, 2009-2012); Women in Mergers & Acquisitions Task Force, Co-Chair (2015)

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

Nashville Health Care Council — Board of Directors (2008-2010)

Belcourt Theatre — Board of Directors

Convention Center Authority (Nashville, Tennessee)

Council on Gender Equity (Nashville, Tennessee) (2015-2017)

YWCA Nashville Fulcrum Society