Mike Brent's practice focuses primarily on business law, where he represents clients in a wide range of transactional, regulatory and operational matters. Although his practice includes clients in a variety of industries, he places an emphasis on the representation of healthcare providers (both for-profit and not-for-profit) and investors, especially those involved in the long term care and senior housing industries, as well as lenders to the healthcare community. He has represented numerous clients in complex acquisitions, mergers and financing transactions, including tax-exempt bond and REIT financings.

Mike serves as the chair of two teams within Bradley’s Healthcare Practice Group – Post-Acute and Long Term Care and Certificate of Need. He is active in a number of professional and civic organizations, including the American Health Lawyers Association, Tennessee Health Care Association and LeadingAge-Tennessee, and he is very active with LeadingAge at the national level, where he serves as the Tennessee representative to the Legal Committee. Mike is also a frequent speaker at seminars sponsored by the American Health Lawyers Association, LeadingAge and numerous Tennessee groups, as well as a contributor to various legal and professional publications.

Mike is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and Mid-South Super Lawyers for healthcare law, as well as in the Expert Guide to the "Leading US Healthcare Lawyers."