Dan is a member of the Healthcare Regulatory and Transactions Practice and represents providers on certificate of need, licensing, certification and transactional matters. His practice also includes insurance regulation and regulatory issues affecting agriculture.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1973
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Tennessee: Middle

Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®-Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Administrative/Regulatory Law, 2012-2019
    • Government Relations Practice, 2007-2019
    • Insurance Law, 2007-2019
    • Health Care Law, 1995-2019
    • Lawyer of the Year, Government Relations (Nashville, TN), 2011-2015, 2019
    • Law Lawyer of the Year, Administrative/Regulatory (Nashville, TN), 2013
  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    • Healthcare: Regulatory (Tennessee), 2014-2018
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Healthcare, 2007-2014
  • Fellow, American Bar Association Foundation
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Association Foundation
  • 'In Charge' Nashville Business Leader, Nashville Post, 2014
  • Nashville’s 101 Top Lawyers, Nashville Post
  • In Charge list for Healthcare, Nashville Post
  • More...

Education & Honors

  • Tulane University, J.D., 1973
  • Middle Tennessee State University, B.S., 1970

Experience

  • Mr. Elrod regularly represents Tennessee hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and other providers with respect to certificate of need, licensing, certification, transactions requiring attorney general review and other matters.  Mr. Elrod represents domestic and foreign insurance companies with regard to Tennessee regulatory issues, including insurance company formations and acquisitions. His insurance practice includes the administration of the Tennessee Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, which has distributed over $70 million to benefit Tennessee residents covered by insolvent insurance companies. Mr. Elrod is also regularly engaged to advise Tennessee farmers on land use and other regulations that affect agricultural activities.