Baker Donelson's Richard Faulkner Serves On American Health Lawyers Association Panel

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Richard D. Faulkner Jr., shareholder in the Chattanooga office of Baker Donelson, served as a panelist at the 2014 American Health Lawyers Association Long Term Care and the Law Program, which was held in Las Vegas. Mr. Faulkner participated in the panel discussion, "Transfers of Distressed Long Term Care Facilities."  

Mr. Faulkner concentrates his practice on long term care and health care transactions. His experience spans many areas of long term care and includes representation of lenders and owners, landlords and tenants, small operators and national companies, and single site and large multi-state transactions.  

Mr. Faulkner has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as a leading attorney in real estate law since 2007 and was named Best Lawyers' 2014 Chattanooga Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, a designation given to a select group of individuals in high-profile specialties in large legal communities. He has also been named among Martindale-Hubbell's Top Rated Lawyers in Health Care.


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