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Melissa C. Reinders


Areas of Practice

  • Health law
  • Federal Fraud & Abuse Law
  • Medicare/TennCare
  • Health Information Privacy and Security

Practice Overview

In the Health Law area, Ms. Reinders represents health care providers for the purposes of regulatory compliance and transactions. Her practice includes legal issues associated with federal and state information security and privacy, analysis of federal fraud and abuse law, Medicare and TennCare requirements, and operational issues associated with health care facilities.


Served as Judicial Clerk to Hon. Frank Brown and Hon. Howell Peoples of the Hamilton County Chancery Court, 2009-2010.

Ms. Reinders is an active member of the Knoxville Barristers and serves as Member at Large.



  • State Bar of Tennessee, 2009
  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Knoxville Barristers

Positions Held


J.D., summa cum laude, University of Tennessee, 2009

  • Articles Editor, Tennessee Law Review
  • Member/Editor, Transactions

B.S., with honors, Psychology, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2002

Hobbies and Interests