Miranda K. Kelley

Miranda Kelley first learned the importance of client services working at her family's grocery store in Hohenwald, TN. Today, she applies those lessons to her legal practice, providing clients in the healthcare and financial services industries with responsive and personal service focused on addressing the unique challenges of each transaction, and developing effective strategies to get the deal done.

Miranda has successfully represented financial institutions, private equity firms, and healthcare providers in a wide ranges of transactions. Her healthcare experience includes:

  • Hospital and surgery center acquisitions and dispositions
  • Joint ventures with physician groups
  • Syndications of ambulatory surgery centers to physicians
  • Joint ventures with non-profit entities

She has also recently helped to negotiate the sale of a dental practice management company and the acquisition of an outpatient wound treatment company.


  • Represented a community bank in its acquisition of a bank holding company through a merger.
  • Assisted a NYSE-listed financial holding company in simultaneous mergers with two bank holding companies resulting in the addition of 15 new branches and $300 million in combined assets.
  • Lead counsel to a privately held manufacturer of electronic cigarettes in its merger with a publicly traded company, creating one of the world’s largest electronic cigarette companies.
  • Lead counsel to privately held healthcare company in its sale of a Tennessee hospital to a publicly traded hospital company.
  • Lead counsel to private equity-back owner/operator of ambulatory surgery centers in its divestiture of several facilities located throughout the United States.
  • Lead counsel in the formation of an healthcare investment group, the issuance of a private placement memorandum, and the subsequent acquisition of a community hospital located in Georgia.
  • Lead counsel in the formation of a real estate investment group, the issuance of a private placement memorandum, and the subsequent acquisition of real estate assets leased by a national discount retailer.


  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2002
    • Vice President - Business Law Society
  • B.S., Lipscomb University, Business Management, 1999

Legal Services

Industries Served

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee

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With three young children, in the summer Miranda and her husband spend a lot of time at Little League games. In the winter, the family takes an annual snow skiing trip.