Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

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150 Third Avenue South
Suite 2800
Nashville, TN 37201, United States
Phone: (615) 742-6200
Fax: (615) 742-6293
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Construction Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
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Other U.S. Locations
  • D.C.
  • Tennessee
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Chris Lazarini Provides Insight on Lawsuit Dismissal on Res Judicata Grounds

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini provided insight on a lawsuit involving a former broker of Wells Fargo who sued the firm in state court for fraud and personal injury when the company initiated a foreclosure action…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Real Estate - Residential

Hurricane Recovery Contractors Beware

The level of devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in Texas and Florida, respectively, is estimated to have caused $150-200 billion in damages. With this devastation comes a multibillion-dollar recovery effort that…more
 /  Construction Law, Government Contracting, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential

Chris Lazarini Discusses Application of Inter-American Convention on International Commercial Arbitration

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini discussed a case involving an international family dispute over the holdings in a brokerage account. In this instance, the primary owner of the account – a mother living in Columbia –…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Privacy Perils: Hackers Breach Instagram User Accounts

Engineers at Instagram have revealed that hackers managed to gain access to the contact numbers and email addresses (but not passwords) of some of Instagram's users via a bug in the app's API (Application Programming Interface)…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Chris Lazarini Examines Unconscionability Claims in Arbitration Clause

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini examined a case in which a plaintiff filed a breach of fiduciary duty claim in federal court and opposed defendants' efforts to move the claims to arbitration. The plaintiff claimed he…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

CMS Proposes New Payment Model and Other Changes for Home Health Agencies

Among the various payment updates proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) this summer, the proposed payment update for the home health agency prospective payment system (HHA-PPS), published in the…more
 /  Health

Chris Lazarini Analyzes Challenge to Amended MSRB Political Contribution Rules

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini analyzed a challenge brought by three Republican state party organizations related to the legality of the 2016 Amendments to MSRB Rule G-37 barring brokers and dealers from soliciting…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Federal Judge Issues Final Ruling Striking Down Overtime Rule

Texas Federal Judge Amos Mazzant has issued a final ruling striking down the overtime rule. In the August 31 ruling, Judge Mazzant used essentially the same reasoning on which he based his temporary injunction ruling. In light…more
 /  Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

Check your COBRA Notice!

Just when you thought it was “safe to go back in the water,” a new flurry of class action claims based on asserted deficient COBRA notices is drawing the interest of class action plaintiff law firms…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Health

Privacy Perils: Calamity Con Men

It is a sad fact of life that no misfortune is so bad that someone won't try to take advantage of it. Our hearts go out to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and our gratitude to those offering help to those affected by the…more
 /  Criminal Law, Privacy

Chris Lazarini Comments on Direct vs. Circumstantial Evidence in Discrimination Case

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini commented on a case in which a former financial advisor of JPMS claimed his employment was terminated based on racial discrimination. Through application of the three-part burden…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

Privacy Perils: Weather Apps Tracking more than Weather Patterns

If you're like millions of Americans, you use the AccuWeather app for iOS to keep up to date about whether the weekend's forecast means fun in the sun or hiding out from the rain. It turns out that AccuWeather may have been…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Chris Lazarini Discusses Arbitration Clause's Application to Non-Signatory

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini discussed a case involving a Plaintiff's suit against a broker-dealer involving his deceased mother's IRA account. Although Plaintiff was a non-signatory to the IRA account agreement,…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Securities Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

8th Circuit Panel Rules NLRA Protects Picketing Employee’s Racist Remarks

In an article published earlier this year, I asked the question whether the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) protects racist insults. In a decision rendered on August 8, 2017, a majority of an Eighth Circuit panel, over a…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Privacy Perils: The Price of Consumer Loyalty

People love a good discount, which is why almost 75% of adult Americans are signed up for at least one customer loyalty program. We love to rack up points with airlines for a seat upgrade, get a free Starbucks latte on our…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy
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