Leading Lawyers



Nashville was well represented in the Ambulatory M&A Advisor annual Leading Lawyers list. The 2016 year-end honor included 12 attorneys representing five local firms and three companies in three categories.

Top Healthcare Transaction Lawyers of 2016 recognized 48 attorneys nationally, including George Bishop III and Matthew Burnstein from Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis; Ashby Burks from Baker Donelson; Angela Humphreys and Jim Jenkins with Bass, Berry, Sims; and Andrew Murray of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings.

Of the seven lawyers recognized in the Rising Star category, three were from Nashville: Melissa Howell Pacquette with Bradley, Michaela Poizner with Baker Donelson, and Joshua Rosenblatt with Frost Brown Todd.

The area was also well represented in the In-House General Counsel category. Jennifer Baldock with Surgery Partners, Karen Anderson-Barett with LifePoint Health, and Joseph Sowell III with HCA were among the 10 lawyers recognized nationwide.