2020 Speakers


John Arnold

Partner, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

Mastering the Shark Tank: Private Equity Friend or Foe

John Arnold is a partner in the Nashville office of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP where he regularly represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies on mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare industry and advises clients on corporate governance and healthcare regulatory and compliance matters.  With a focus on healthcare services, John has extensive experience working with dental support organizations and dental groups, as well as physician practice management companies and physician practices operating across a broad range of specialties, including vision, dermatology, urology, women’s health, gastroenterology, behavioral health – including autism treatment centers – and many others.

John has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for healthcare for consecutive years.  He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Saint Louis University School of Law, where he also earned a Certificate in Health Law.

With a focus on regulatory compliance, John Arnold assists dental companies and investors in mergers and acquisitions, private equity recapitalizations, venture capital financings, and securities offerings.