Attorney - Bryant C. Witt

Attorney:

Bryant C. Witt
Partner
HBS Nashville Office

P: 615-277-5002
F: 615-313-8008
E: BWitt@hallboothsmith.com
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Overview

Bryant Witt has extensive experience in all aspects of the representation of hospitals, physicians, and other health care organizations. He has also handled many complex regulatory issues.  Bryant has substantial trial experience defending health care entities in professional liability matters and business litigation.  He served as leader of his former law firm’s health care practice group.

Practice Areas

Health Care

Mr. Witt has frequently represented health care providers at trial in complex or catastrophic injury cases, including birth trauma, wrongful death and cases involving allegations of profound neurological injury to the plaintiff.  He is also a member of the American Health Lawyer’s Association and the Health Law Sections of the Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations. 

Education

Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee - JD, 1996
Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee - BS, 1991

Admitted

Tennessee
Middle District of Tennessee Federal Courts
Western District of Tennessee Federal Courts

Membership

Rural Healthcare Association of Tennessee
Leadership Health Care- Nashville Health Care Council
Nashville Council of Healthcare Attorneys
American Health Lawyer’s Association
Health Law Section Tennessee Bar Association
Health Law Section Nashville Bar Association

Publications

”New Transparency and Reporting Requirements Under the Health Care Reform Act: Why is My Steak Dinner Listed on the Internet?” - Client alert  - May, 2010

“Court of Appeals Decision on Physician Fee Splitting Could Drastically Impact Physician-Hospital Management Agreements” - Client alert - December, 2009

“Healthcare Reform Under the Obama Administration,” Nashville Medical News, April, 2009

“Termination of Life-Sustaining Medical Care Sparks Debate Regarding Federal Law”, Medical Malpractice Law & Strategy, co-author, December, 2000

“N-(5-Indanylsufonyl)-N’ -(4-chlorophenyl)urea, a Novel Agent Equally Cytotoxic to Nonproliferating Human Colon Adenocarcinoma Cells”, co-author, Cancer Research, vol. 50,  pp. 318-322, January 15, 1990

Presentations

October 21, 2010 -”Healthcare Reform - How Did We Get Here and What Do We Do Now?” presented to the TN Institute of Management Accountants - annual meeting in Knoxville, TN

September, 2010 - “Healthcare Reform and its Impact on Businesses” - seminar presented to Legacy Firms Financial Consulting Group in Knoxville, TN

September 23, 2010 -”Nuts and Bolts of Healthcare Reform for H.R. Professionals”- seminar presented in Nashville, TN

September 16, 2010 -”Nuts and Bolts of Healthcare Reform for H.R. Professionals” - seminar presented in Chattanooga, TN

June 21, 2010 - Panel presenter with U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper and others on “Impact of Healthcare Reform” in Nashville, TN

Summer, 2009 - “Potential Impact of Healthcare Reform Proposals” - seminar presented to the Institute on Conflict Management - David Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

February, 2008 - “Stark Law and Fair Market Valuation Workshop” - seminar presented to Medical Group Management Association, financial management section, national meeting - Phoenix, AZ and to Kentucky MGMA in April, 2008

December, 2006 - “Legal Malpractice Issues for In House and Outside Counsel”, Tennessee Bar Association, Knoxville, Nashville, and Memphis, TN

Spring, 2006 - “Physician Recruitment Initiatives - Regulatory and Business Model Issues”, Nashville, TN

July, 2005 - “Preparing Lay and Expert Witnesses for Deposition” Lorman Seminar

May, 2005 - “Expert Witness Evidentiary Issues” Lorman Seminar, Nashville, TN.