In over 40 years of practicing tax and business law, Leigh Griffith has helped clients grow their business from the startup stage to multimillion-dollar business entities. His practice focuses on tax and business law, including tax structuring for transaction-oriented businesses, healthcare companies, private equity firms, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) and partnerships. Clients and colleagues regularly turn to him for his deep knowledge of tax at the state and national levels to structure transactions, business organizations and family office investment structures and to evaluate tax positions.
With the advantage of being based in Nashville, he also specializes in the intersection of non-profit tax law, for-profit tax law and healthcare regulatory law. He created the first LLC in the state of Tennessee and was the principal draftsman for the Tennessee LLC Act.
Leigh is also a sought-after seminar leader for continuing professional education programs and has a featured column, "The Passthrough Partner," in Taxes Magazine, published bimonthly by CCH Tax and Accounting. His background as a certified public accountant has contributed to groundbreaking legal work, including:
Excited by the intellectual challenges presented by the ever-changing landscape of tax laws, Leigh provides advice that "looks around the corner" and he "looks out the windshield rather than just in the rear-view mirror."
Served as lead transaction and healthcare regulatory counsel to Gastro Health in the acquisition of Digestive Disease Associates, a leading gastroenterology practice serving the D.C. Maryland, and Virginia area.
Represented Tru Family Dental in its acquisition by Heartland Dental and assisted with regulatory compliance and corporate matters.
Represented South Florida ENT Associates in their partnership with Texas ENT Specialists, backed by Audax Private Equity, to support the collective of ear, nose, and throat (“ENT”) centers with the necessary resources to fuel continued growth.
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