Partner, Chair

Matt Burnstein

Chambers-designated corporate partner serving as Waller's Chair

Matt Burnstein is the Chair of the Firm, having been elected by the partnership in 2014. In this role, Matt focuses on driving the firm's growth, vision and strategic planning.

Matt enjoys facilitating deals and balances his leadership role with advising on select legal matters. While practicing law, he advises healthcare companies, private equity and venture capital funds, and emerging companies. Clients cite Matt's instincts and experience, his understanding of priorities and strategic objectives, and his determination to get deals done. Responsive and sensitive to client business needs, Matt works effectively with opposing counsel to keep transactions on track.


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Get To Know Matt

Matt has run a full marathon in 40 states in his quest to complete one in all 50. Matt enjoys watching his daughter play basketball and his wife coach youth girls basketball teams. Matt's other hobbies include travel, from Walt Disney World and Universal Studios to hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu to golf in Scotland.

Matt's Related Experience

The Rehab Documentation Company (ReDoc) acquired by Net Health

Served as lead transaction counsel to ReDoc, a provider of integrated clinical EMR and management solutions for the physical, occupational and speech therapy markets, in its acquisition by Net Health.

Surgery Partners acquires majority interest in Delaware Outpatient Center for Surgery

Served as lead transaction counsel to Surgery Partners in its acquisition of Delaware Outpatient Center for Surgery, a multi-specialty facility in Newark, Delaware.

Acadia Healthcare acquires CRC Health Group, Inc.

Represented Acadia Healthcare in its $1.3 billion acquisition of CRC Health Group, a leading provider of treatment services related to substance abuse and other addiction and behavioral disorder.

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  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 1996
    • Order of the Coif
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University, 1993
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee


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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations along with the ABA Section of Business Law, ABA Section on Health Law
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association

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