Stephen T. Braun - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Stephen T. Braun

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 615-252-2300

Steve Braun advises hospitals, surgery centers and other health care 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 health care, 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).

St. Cloud State UniversityBA niversity of Notre Dame Law SchoolJ.D.
Texas Bar AssociationTennesee Bar AssociationMinnesota Bar Association

Client Comments

"Stephen Braun is the strongest healthcare transaction lawyer in the hospital space."

"Steve is a terrific health care executive who also happens to be an attorney. His practical approach to legal problems makes him invaluable to his health care clients."

"Steve has a tremendous job and is certainly one of the very top lawyers in transactional hospital work."

-Eb LeMaster
Managing Director
Ponder & Company

"I have worked with Steve for over 10 years and we have completed many deals together. He has great transaction and business knowledge. Steve has been a great asset to our acquisition strategy."

-Ken Hawkins
Senior Vice President
Community Health Systems

Office Location

Roundabout Plaza, Suite 700
1600 Division Street
Nashville, TN 37203
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law of the Nashville Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Mergers and Acquisitions Law of the Nashville Metro Area
Stephen T. Braun has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Stephen T. Braun has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Health Care Law (Mergers & Acquisitions)
Mergers and Acquisitions Law