Mark A. Cunningham
Firm: Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.
Address: 605 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN 37450
Membership: Professional•Meritas, Health Law Section, past Co-Chair •American Health Lawyers Association Bar Associations •Tennessee Health Law Section Executive Council (2013 - current) •Chattanooga Bar Association •Tennessee Bar Association •American Bar
University: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., with honors, 1993, Tulane University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
Admitted: 1997, Tennessee
Biography: Mark Cunningham chairs the firm's Health Care Section and serves as counsel for leading healthcare participants on a regional and national level, including medical practice management companies, billing companies, physician practices, outpatient diagnostic centers, ambulatory surgical centers, hospital-based providers, dentists, optometrists, home health agencies, assisted care living facilities and hospices.Mark has worked with clients to navigate a wide variety of healthcare laws and regulations. As an example of Mark's experience, he has recently worked with clients to address the following areas of concern: practice acquisitions, physician practice restructuring, physician employment agreements, professional service agreements, physician/hospital ventures, medical director agreements, EMR agreements, Stark and Anti-Kickback compliance, healthcare and payor audits, co-management agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, HIPAA and patient privacy laws, physician recruitment agreements, Medicare enrollment, payor disputes and antitrust law.In addition, Mark provides services to other businesses in general corporate issues. He has represented both buyers and sellers in various commercial transactions and has specific experience with asset purchase transactions, stock purchase transactions, mergers and joint ventures. Noteworthy•Mid-South Super Lawyers, Mid-South Rising Stars, Health Care •Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law •Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated •Avvo 9.3 Rating •Who's Who in American Law •Leadership Chattanooga, 2003 Class •CALI Award in Commercial Law-Secured Transactions •Stone Container Corporation Scholarship Recipient MediaLegal Updates 06.16.2015 Dentists Who Write Prescriptions Must Make a Decision: Enroll in Medicare or Opt-Out 03.30.2015 New York Law - Emergency Medical Services and Surprise Bills Seminars / Events 04.09.2015 Mark Cunningham to Speak at Tennessee Medical Group Management Association's Annual Spring Conference (Speaking Engagement)11.11.2014 Annual Health Care Seminar (Firm Seminar)10.09.2014 Mark Cunningham to Speak at the Tennessee Bar Association Health Law Section's 26th Annual Health Law Forum (Speaking Engagement)11.07.2013 Annual Health Care Seminar (Firm Seminar)10.02.2013 Tennessee Bar Associations's 13th Annual Health Law Primer (Speaking Engagement)04.25.2013 Chambliss Health Care Attorneys to Speak at 2013 Tennessee Medical Group Management Association Annual Meeting (Speaking Engagement)04.05.2013 MedTenn 2013: TMA 178th Annual Meeting Firm News 08.18.2015 Twenty-Four Chambliss Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2016 08.18.2014 Best Lawyers Awards Five Chambliss Attorneys 2015 Lawyer of the Year Honor 08.15.2013 Chambliss Attorneys Honored by Best Lawyers 05.07.2013 Mark Cunningham Receives AV Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating Community•Chattanooga Carolina Club, President •Southern Lit Alliance, past Board Member •Re:Start - The Center for Adult Education, past Vice President •Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga, past Board Member