George Bishop

Recognized leader in hospital transactions

The depth of George Bishop's experience within healthcare, along with his ability to fashion innovative solutions for difficult situations, is well-recognized among industry leaders. He has served as lead counsel on several hundred transactions involving a wide range of investor-owned and nonprofit healthcare providers. His transactional practice is national in scope. 


George's Related Experience

LifePoint Health affiliate sells majority ownership interest in CMC to MultiCare Health System

Represented LifePoint Health and its affiliate as lead transaction counsel in the sale of its majority ownership interest in community hospital Capital Medical Center to MultiCare Health System.

HCA acquires Meadows Regional Medical Center

Served as special healthcare counsel to HCA in the acquisition of Meadows Regional Medical Center and part of Meadows Health.

HCA acquires 24 urgent care centers from Fresenius Medical Care

Represented HCA Healthcare, Inc. in its acquisition of 24 Texas MedSpring urgent care centers from Fresenius Medical Care.

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  • J.D., with highest honors, University of Tennessee College of Law, 1975
    • Order of the Coif
    • Outstanding Graduate of the Year
    • National Moot Court Team
    • Assistant Editor - Tennessee Law Review
    • Phi Kappa Phi
  • M.A., University of Oxford, Theology, 1973
  • B.A., cum laude, University of the South, 1970
    • Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Blue Key and Red Ribbon honor societies

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee


George W. Bishop, III
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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association, for which he served as the initial Chairman of the Health Law Section in 1989 and 1990
  • Member, Nashville Bar Association, for which he served as the initial Chairman of the Health Law Committee in 1989
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee

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Community Involvement

  • Member, Downtown Rotary Club of Nashville
  • Member, Executive Board of the Middle Tennessee Council of the Boy Scouts of America
  • Former President, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

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