NASHVILLE, TN—Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Lauren B. Jacques has been named managing partner of the firm’s Nashville office. She succeeds Lela M. Hollabaugh, who has served as the Nashville office managing partner since 2015. Ms. Hollabaugh will continue as a litigation partner in the Nashville office.
Ms. Jacques is a member of Bradley’s Healthcare and Corporate Practice Groups and focuses her practice on healthcare transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, and the regulatory and operational issues that affect healthcare providers. She has experience handling transactions involving hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, cancer centers, physician practices and cardiac catheterization and office-based laboratories. Ms. Jacques has a particular breadth and depth of experience handling transactions in the ambulatory surgery center and outpatient provider space. In addition to transactional work, she routinely counsels clients regarding healthcare regulatory and operational issues and assists on matters related to compliance with federal and state anti-kickback and self-referral laws, corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting laws, and issues with licensing, certificate of need and provider enrollment.
Ms. Jacques received both her undergraduate and law degrees from Vanderbilt University.