Steve Braun advises hospitals, surgery centers and other healthcare providers in transactional, regulatory and operations matters. His transactional experience includes numerous acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures of hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and insurance companies.
Steve also has extensive experience involving mergers and acquisitions in a variety of industries; public and private offerings of equity and debt securities; and stock options and other equity compensation plans. He has been responsible for the negotiation of definitive agreements and securities work on five transactions valued at more than $1 billion each, as well as numerous other hospital and health system acquisitions. He has represented issuers or underwriters in a variety of industries, including healthcare, banking, oil and gas, biotechnology, retail and manufacturing. Steve's work also has included the review of periodic reports of publicly traded companies. He was formerly the Senior Vice President and General Counsel of HCA, Inc. (1991-1997).
Listed in Chambers USA Healthcare, 2007-2023 Corporate/M&A, 2003-2006, 2013 Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® Corporate Law, 2009-2024 Health Care Law, 2005-2024 Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2007-2024 "Lawyer of the Year," Nashville, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2015, 2019, 2024 "Lawyer of the Year," Nashville, Corporate Law, 2017 "Lawyer of the Year," Nashville, Healthcare Law, 2018 Listed in America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Healthcare, 2009 Listed in Business Tennessee, "150 Best Lawyers," 2009 Listed in The Expert Guide to the "Leading US Healthcare Lawyers" Listed in Guide to America's Leading Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyers Listed in Lawdragon 3000 Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2006-2012, 2014-2018 Listed in Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar," Healthcare, 2012 "Healthcare 100," 2011 Listed in Nashville Medical News, "InCharge Healthcare," 2019-2021 $315 million sale of nine hospitals in five states.