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Baker Donelson's Tenia L. Clayton Named a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer by The National Black Lawyers

Baker Donelson attorney Tenia Clayton has been selected for inclusion in The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in the state of Tennessee.

Ms. Clayton, an associate in Baker Donelson's Nashville office, is a health care attorney with a focus on transactions and other corporate matters as well as regulatory and compliance matters. She advises clients in a variety of transactional matters including mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, and closings. Her clients include an array of health care organizations such as hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, behavioral health facilities, and physician-owned practices. She has experience counseling on state privacy laws and incident response and compliance obligations imposed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as 42 CFR Part 2. Additional compliance matters that Ms. Clayton has worked on include physician employment, fraud and abuse review, and corporate practice of medicine. She has advised organ procurement organizations on federal and state regulatory compliance issues, and the analysis and implication of proposed rules, among other issues.

Ms. Clayton is a cum laude graduate of Belmont University College of Law, where she earned both her law degree and a certificate in Health Law, and she holds a B.A. in Human Health from Emory University. She is a member of the American Health Law Association, Leadership Health Care, and the American Bar Association. Before attending law school, she completed a term of service with AmeriCorps.

About The National Black Lawyers

Created to celebrate legal excellence and develop a national network of top African American attorneys, The National Black Lawyers is an invitation-only association consisting of lawyers with reputations for providing excellent legal representation in their respective practice areas. This professional development and networking organization recognizes and promotes contributions of African American lawyers, and connects them both locally and nationally to share their knowledge with other members and the legal community.

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