Burr & Forman

J. Matthew Kroplin

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  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School (2008)
  • M.P.A., Tennessee State University (2004)
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Lipscomb University (1999)


  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

  • Nashville Health Care Council
  • Board member, Leadership Health Care (2019 - present)
  • Board member, Nashville Medical Group Management Association (2017 - present)
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Inns of Court, Belmont University College of Law (2011-2015)
  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Board Member (2010-2016), Executive Committee (2012-2016)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law (2021)
  • 2018 LHC Ambassador of the Year, Leadership Health Care
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Health Care (2020), "Rising Star," Health Care (2013-2018)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent© Peer Review Rating
  • Faith Family Medical Center, Volunteer
  • American Cancer Society, Former Junior Board Member
  • Nashville Downtown Partnership, Former Board Intern
  • Phoenix Club of Nashville, Former Board Member and Vice President
  • Young Leaders Council, Class 57

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Health Care

Matt is a partner in the firm's health care section. He provides counsel to a broad range of health care industry clients, including hospitals and health systems, physician practices, drug and alcohol treatment centers, pharmacies, surgery centers, product manufacturers, technology companies, and other business entities.

Matt’s experience includes representation relating to regulatory, compliance, and operational issues, contract review and negotiation, facility and licensure matters, government investigations, health care disputes, certificate of need applications and appeals, complex litigation and administrative actions, fraud and abuse, telemedicine and telehealth, cybersecurity, non-competes and trade secrets, and general advice on various federal and state laws directly impacting the health care industry.

In addition, Matt is Certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Compliance Certification Board, an arm of the Health Care Compliance Association. Matt is active with the Nashville Health Care Council, Leadership Health Care, the Nashville Medical Group Management Association, the Tennessee Chapter of HIMSS, the Health Care Compliance Association, and the American Health Lawyers Association. Matt has previously served on the Executive Committee of the Nashville Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, the Belmont Law School American Inns of Court, the Junior Board of the American Cancer Society of Nashville, and as Vice President for the Phoenix Club of Nashville, a fundraising partner with the Boys and Girls Club of Middle Tennessee.

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