Leigh Griffith

Respected, experienced voice in Tennessee tax law

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.


Leigh's Related Experience

Gastro Health acquires Digestive Disease Associates

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.

Heartland Dental acquires Tru Family Dental

Represented Tru Family Dental in its acquisition by Heartland Dental and assisted with regulatory compliance and corporate matters.

South Florida ENT Associates partners with Texas ENT Specialists

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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  • LL.M., New York University, 1977
  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 1976
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Virginia, 1973
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • New York
  • District of Columbia


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Professional Involvement

  • Certified Public Accountant in Tennessee and Mississippi
  • Member, Tax Law Advisory Board, Strafford Publications, Inc.
  • Member, Nashville Bar Association, active in the tax practice area

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