John Claybrook is a partner with Waller Lansden's Commercial Real EstateGroup. His practice focuses primarily on representation of and counsel to healthcare companies and other healthcare service providers locally,regionally and nationally in all aspects of the clients' use and development of real property, including acquisition, divestiture, leasing, financing and de novo medical office building (MOB) and outpatient facility development. His professional experience includes representation of various public and privately held healthcare concerns including owner/operators of acute-care and specialty hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, dialysis, diagnostic imaging and in-patient hospice facilities, and requires knowledge of and experience with the unique regulatory environment impacting healthcare real estate transactions. Mr. Claybrook is a Member of the American Health Lawyers Association. In addition to his experience in the healthcare industry, Mr. Claybrook represents clients in other industries as diverse as metal reclamation, automobile and other heavy industrial manufacturing, hospitality and agriculture.
From 1982 through 1985, Mr. Claybrook was an Aide to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker, Jr.
Todd Maxwell, Assistant Vice President, Real Estate, HCA Healthcare, is responsible for all operations of HCA’s 13 million sqft Medical Office Building portfolio including leasing, asset management and compliance. He has been with HCA in Real Estate since 1998.
Walter Neilsen is counsel with Waller Lansden and practices in the areas of real estate, finance and banking law.
Mr. Neilsen represents a wide range of clients in the development, lease, acquisition and divestiture of commercial real estate. He has extensive experience assisting healthcare companies with the development of medical office buildings, including the negotiation of long-term leases with third-party developers, and the preparation of the necessary agreements to govern the future use and operation of these properties. Mr. Neilsen provides representation to companies involved in the development of a broad range of condominium projects, including residential, medical office, office, retail, commercial and leasehold condominiums.
Mr. Neilsen has spoken extensively on real estate law topics including “Commercial Real Estate Financing” at a National Business Institute program, “Real Estate Essentials” at a Tennessee Bar Association program and most recently on the impact of HIPAA, Stark and Corporate Integrity Agreements on property owners and managers at the BOMA Medical Office Building & Healthcare Facilities Conference.