Bass, Berry & Sims Strengthens Leading Healthcare Practice with Addition of Seven Top Attorneys
Bass, Berry & Sims is enhancing its nationally-ranked healthcare regulatory practice by adding seven highly experienced attorneys. With practices that range across a variety of healthcare sectors and regulatory areas of focus, the expansion further broadens and deepens the firm's healthcare regulatory practice, and brings the firm's healthcare industry group to over 230 attorneys.
"Our national Healthcare Practice combines deep knowledge and experience in regulatory, transactional, operational, and compliance and enforcement matters to help healthcare companies navigate complex legal and regulatory challenges as they drive efficiency in the industry," said Angela Humphreys, chair of the firm's Healthcare Practice and co-chair of its Healthcare Private Equity Team. "Adding these seven esteemed healthcare attorneys will enhance our ability to provide sophisticated counsel to healthcare organizations on an even broader array of issues."
Bass, Berry & Sims is ranked the third largest healthcare law firm in the U.S. by the American Health Law Association for 2021, was recognized as one of Law360's "Practice Groups of the Year" in the Health Care category for 2020, and is ranked the No. 4 most active law firm in healthcare private equity for the second quarter of 2021 by Pitchbook.
Adding Fraud & Abuse, Reimbursement, 340B and Government Experience
The attorneys joining Bass, Berry & Sims bring complementary skills and experience to the firm's Healthcare Practice and are established industry leaders, including regular speakers before national and state industry groups and two attorneys who previously led healthcare law practices at national law firms. They routinely advise leading healthcare industry clients on their most sensitive regulatory matters, including those related to fraud and abuse and reimbursement. They are:
Growing Washington, D.C. Presence
With Bohl joining Bass, Berry & Sims, the firm is now one of the only in the country to employ multiple former counsel in each of the following government agencies: the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Counsel to the Inspector General's (OCIG) Industry Guidance Branch, CMS, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC (News - Alert)), and U.S. Attorneys' offices.
Six of the seven new attorneys have joined the firm's Washington, D.C., office, which has grown to 36 attorneys since the office opened in 2012.
"The growth of the firm in our nation's capital mirrors the growth of Bass, Berry & Sims as a national law firm, both in size and in the breadth of experience with and knowledge of the legal issues our clients face," said Todd Rolapp, managing partner and chair of the firm's Executive Committee. "Our representation of healthcare companies and providers has propelled the firm into the national spotlight among some of the biggest firms in the U.S."
About the Bass, Berry & Sims Healthcare Practice
Marked by an integrated approach and unmatched regulatory knowledge, the healthcare practice of Bass, Berry & Sims is a team of more than 230 experienced attorneys who leverage their diverse strengths to meet the unique demands of our clients. Our team encompasses the multitude of legal specialties necessary to service one of the largest, most highly regulated industries in the U.S. Read more here.
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