Our approach to any legal matter is pragmatic, cost-conscious, and directed by the needs of the client.
Hubbard & Smith is a Nashville, Tennessee law firm with broad experience and expertise in health care, government practice, and civil litigation. Hubbard & Smith is a successor firm to Hubbard, Berry & Harris, PLLC, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™, founded in 1985 by former senior attorneys from the Tennessee Attorney General's office. Consistent with zealous advocacy, the firm's attorneys, William Hubbard and Robyn Smith, adhere to the philosophy that the clients' interests are best served by recognizing and acting on opportunities for resolution of legal disputes at the earliest stage. We place an emphasis on understanding your business and its needs.
Representative clients include agencies of the State of Tennessee, health-care providers, health-related trade associations, nonprofit organizations and associations, and charities. We have years of experience in administrative hearings, appearances before government agencies, civil trials, transactional practice, particularly in the health care area, business and corporate matters, representing clients contracting with the State, acquisitions of health care businesses, such as nursing homes and physician practices, advising hospitals concerning regulatory compliance matters, advising clients on the impact of proposed legislation on their business, and drafting legislation. We handle bid protests at the state and local level, represent physician practices, handle practice breakups, and represent individuals before professional licensing boards. We assist non-profit associations and charitable organizations and their members with formation, governance, mergers and acquisitions, and relationships with federal, state and local governments. We have experience serving on non-profit boards and are familiar with the fiduciary duties required of board members.
We strive to be responsive to our clients and to build constructive, long-term relationships with the state and local agencies with whom we deal.