Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
Member firm for USA, Tennessee

Firm Overview

Since 1922, Bass, Berry & Sims PLC has been involved in some of the largest and most significant business and litigation matters in the state of Tennessee and across the country. We represent more than 30 publicly traded companies and multiple Fortune 500 companies in a full-range of business matters. Notably, we represented a healthcare client in history’s largest leverage buyout at the time; we were engaged as the New York Stock Exchange’s Regulatory Auditor; and we successfully tried the largest case in Tennessee involving the breach of a $1.4 billion merger agreement. It is matters like these that have earned our firm top honors in the legal industry, including a national ranking for Corporate Law and 67 first-tier metropolitan rankings by U.S. News-Best Lawyers “2014 Best Law Firms” list; Tier 1 rankings by Chambers 2014 in six practice areas, more than any other law firm in Tennessee; and Best Lawyer rankings of our members.

Bass, Berry & Sims’ strength is rooted in our collective knowledge, diverse experience and team approach. We have lawyers who have worked at the U.S. Department of Justice, including the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the Securities and Exchange Commission; the Internal Revenue Service; as a federal judge; and in executive roles for corporations large and small.

Areas of Practice

Antitrust & Trade Practices Counseling, litigation and pre-merger compliance.

Corporate and Business Extensive experience in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, securities offerings, corporate governance and Dodd-Frank compliance, executive compensation, proxy contests, regulatory issues, private equity and venture capital.

Healthcare Ranked by American Health Lawyers Association as one of the largest health law firms in the nation we are experienced in M&A; joint-ventures and syndication's; contracting, regulatory and operational matters; and government investigations, enforcement and compliance.

Compliance and Government Investigations Multidisciplinary team develops and implements internal compliance policies, handles financial reporting/restatements, conducts internal investigations and assists clients in responding to scrutiny by government entities in white collar, FCPA and healthcare fraud and abuse related matters.

Litigation Experience in complex business litigation matters including securities and shareholder class actions, patent and trademark litigation, business and insurance disputes, financial institution litigation, labor and employment, construction and products liability.

Other AreasReal Estate and Construction, Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Government Contracts, Environmental, Government Advocacy and Public Policy, Intellectual Property and Technology, Public Finance and Tax.

Other Offices

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 300
Washington, District of Columbia 20004
USA
Tel. 1.202.827.2950
Fax 1.202.478.0400


Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
1700 Riverview Tower
900 S. Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
USA
Tel. 1.865.521.6200
Fax 1.865.521.6234

G. Mark Mamantov
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Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
The Tower at Peabody Place
100 Peabody Place, Suite 900
Memphis, Tennessee 38103-3672
USA
Tel. 1.901.543.5900
Fax 1.901.543.5999

T. Gaillard Uhlhorn
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