Stephen T. Braun

Stephen T. Braun



  • Healthcare
  • Corporate and Securities
  • Healthcare Joint Ventures

WSG Practice Industries


Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Tennessee, U.S.A.


Steve Braun advises hospitals, surgery centers and other healthcare providers in transactional, regulatory and operations matters. His transactional experience includes numerous acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures of hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and insurance companies.

Steve also has extensive experience involving mergers and acquisitions in a variety of industries; public and private offerings of equity and debt securities; and stock options and other equity compensation plans. He has been responsible for the negotiation of definitive agreements and securities work on five transactions valued at more than $1 billion each, as well as numerous other hospital and health system acquisitions. He has represented issuers or underwriters in a variety of industries, including healthcare, banking, oil and gas, biotechnology, retail and manufacturing. Steve's work also has included the review of periodic reports of publicly traded companies. He was formerly the Senior Vice President and General Counsel of HCA, Inc. (1991-1997).

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1998
  • Texas, 1981


  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1981, cum laude
  • St. Cloud State University, B.A., 1978, with high honors
Areas of Practice

Corporate and Securities | Healthcare | Healthcare Joint Ventures | Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures | Healthcare Restructuring | Hospitals and Health Systems | Mergers and Acquisitions | Private Companies | Private Equity | Public Companies