Wells Trompeter

Skilled in managing government investigations

Corporate clients, as well as executives, business owners, and other individuals, rely on Wells Trompeter in high-stakes government investigations and civil and criminal enforcement actions. Wells represents a range of companies, including healthcare providers, hospital systems, universities, and defense contractors, in disputes with the government, up to and including federal False Claims Act matters. 


Wells' Related Experience

Dental services organization prevails in arbitration with dentist related to contract termination dispute

Successfully defended a claim that a dental services organization client had improperly terminated its contractual relationship with an affiliated dentist affiliate and obtained an award of attorneys’ fees for the client.

National behavioral healthcare provider involved in False Claims Act investigation

Represented a behavioral healthcare provider in an FCA investigation in West Virginia and negotiated a favorable civil settlement on behalf of the company.

Large healthcare provider defends Federal False Claims Act retaliation claims case

Represented a large healthcare provider in litigation regarding a retaliation claims case.

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  • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Tennessee College of Law, Concentration in Advocacy and Dispute Resolution, 2011
    • Order of the Coif
    • Transactions: Tennessee Journal of Business Law
  • B.A., magna cum laude, College of Charleston, Political Science and German, 2007
    • Honors College
    • Captain of Cross County and Track and Field Teams

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit,U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit,U.S. District Court,All Districts of Tennessee

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Nashville, Tennessee, and American Bar Associations

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