David Clay

Reliable and hardworking counsel on a wide range of corporate and securities transactions

David Clay provides counsel to both public and private company clients in securities law, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.  David has extensive experience helping hospitals systems and other healthcare companies navigate the complex and unique issues presented by transactions within the healthcare industry.  He also has recent experience representing businesses focused on manufacturing and technology, professional service firms, family offices and real estate investment trusts on a wide range of corporate and securities transactions. 


David's Related Experience

Surgery Partners seeks assistance with SEC reporting, corporate governance

Represent Surgery Partners in connection with Securities and Exchange Commission reporting, Nasdaq listing compliance, corporate governance and equity incentive compensation.

CapEx Project Management acquired by Cumming Construction Management

Served as lead transaction counsel to CapEx, a private-equity backed project management and cost management consultancy firm, in its acquisition by Cumming.

Little River Healthcare Holdings, LLC and affiliates file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Counseled Little River Healthcare Holdings, LLC and certain affiliates in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas with over $50 million in long-term debt obligations.

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  • J.D., with honors, Emory University, 2004
    • Articles Editor - Emory Law Journal
    • Intern - Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Atlanta, Georgia
  • B.B.A., magna cum laude, Belmont University, 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association

Community Involvement

  • Board Chair, Rocketown of Middle Tennessee
  • Alumnus, Nashville Young Leaders Council
  • Alumnus, Nashville Emerging Leaders

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