Faculty Profile: Christopher Puri

Christopher PuriBradley Arant Boult Cummings
Previous Courses Taught (7)
  • Elder Law 2020: The Future of Long-term Care
  • Health Law Forum: Online Track
  • 32nd Annual Health Law Forum
  • Elder Law Forum 2020
  • 22nd Annual Health Law Forum
  • 21st Annual Health Law Forum
  • 20th Annual Health Law Forum

Chris Puri is an attorney with Bradley’s Health Care Practice and the Senior Housing and Long Term Care team, and his practice focuses on providing ongoing counseling on regulatory, reimbursement, legislative, and business development issues for long-term care providers. Chris has established himself as a nationally recognized professional in the area of long term care and senior housing. As a leader in both the provider community and within the ranks of long term care attorneys, Chris’s industry experience and depth of knowledge in long term care allows him to provide clients with a comprehensive, full-service practice capable of handling the full array of legal issues for those providers. He takes an active role in developing long term care policy at both the state and national level as outside counsel for the Tennessee Health Care Association (THCA), and as a member of the American Health Care Association’s Legal and Finance Committees.

Chris is a regular speaker and author for national and state audiences. He is a graduate of the Tennessee Bar Law Leaders Program in 2006. Chris has successfully advocated for long term care providers in amicus briefs in Marmet Health Care Ctr., Inc. v. Brown, 565 U.S. 530 (2012), Owens v. National Health Corp., 263 S.W.3d 876 (Tenn. 2007) and Conley v. Life Care Center of America, 236 S.W. 3d 713 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2007He is admitted in Tennessee and in the U.S. District Court (M.D. and W.D. Tn). Chris received his J.D. degree from the Cumberland School of Law, Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama in 1998.  He received his B.A. degree from Emory University in 1991.