Jeffrey D. Moseley



Jeffrey D. Moseley is a 1986 graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law.  He became an Associate at Buerger, Moseley & Carson in 1987, partner in 1990 and senior partner in 2002 upon the retirement of founding partner Richard Buerger.  Jeff’s practice is focused in the area of health care law. He represents hospitals throughout the United States in relation to medical staff issues, including peer review and credentialing, board and medical staff bylaws, operational issues, EMTALA and contract matters.  His practice also extends to municipal law.  Jeff is a member of the American, Tennessee and Williamson County Bar Associations as well as the Tennessee County Attorney’s Association and the American Health Lawyer’s Association. He has taught seminars and classes in the health care field including: “The Aftermath of Recruiting a Bad Doctor:  What Happens to the Hospital?” AHLA 2016 and 2017; “This Ain’t Your Grandpa’s Peer Review” at the CLE Alabama’s 2016 Healthcare Law Seminar; “Blurred Lines – Medical Staff & Employed Physicians”, at the Nashville Council Health Care Attorneys; “Governmental Hospitals:  What they Can and Can’t do in Today’s Changing Health Care Environment”“The Poliner Case:  Implications for Hospitals and Medical Staff Members” AHLA 2008;   “The Hospital, the Board and the Medical Staff:  Who is the Client When Advising on Medical Staff Issues?”, sponsored by the American Health Lawyer’s Association; “Navigating the Medical Staff Hearing Process”, at the Tennessee Bar Association Health Law Forum and “Health Care Management and the Law” at Belmont University. Jeff currently serves a President of the 21st District Recovery Court.


Areas of Practice

  • Health Care Law

  • Governmental Law


  • Tennessee Bar, 1987

  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1987

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1987


  • Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee, 1986, J.D.

  • University of Alabama, Huntsville, Alabama, 1983, B.A.

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • “Governmental Hospitals: What They Can and Can’t Do in Today’s Changing Health Care Environment”, 1998

  • "The Poliner Case: Implications for Hospitals and Medical Staff Members”

  • Adjunct Professor, 1998 – 1999, Health Care Management and the Law, Belmont University

Published Works

  • Safe Harbor: Changing the Practitioner/Facility Paradigm in 1992, Nashville Medical News, 1992

  • Safe Ventures with Doctors Take Money Out of Equation, Modern Healthcare Magazine, 1993


  • Williamson County Bar Association

  • Tennessee Bar Association

  • American Bar Association, Section on Business Law

  • American Bar Association, Section on Health Law

  • American Health Lawyers Association

  • Tennessee County Attorneys Association