Faculty Profiles

Deborah Farringer

Deborah Farringer

Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., University of San Diego; J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School

Phone:  (615) 460-8281

E-mail:  deborah.farringer@belmont.edu

Professor Farringer graduated summa cum laude from the University of San Diego with a B.A. in History and received her Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University School of Law where she was a member of the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Professor Farringer served as the Senior Notes Editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review. Immediately following law school, Professor Farringer completed a judicial clerkship for Judge H. Emory Widener, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Abingdon, Virginia.

Prior to joining Belmont University College of Law, Professor Farringer served as Senior Associate General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at Vanderbilt University, where her practice focused primarily on transactional matters for Vanderbilt University Medical Center, including analysis of contracts for compliance with applicable healthcare laws such as the Stark law, Antikickback statute, civil monetary penalties law, and the false claims act, physician practice acquisitions, joint ventures, general corporate governance and corporate maintenance issues, hospital operations, and real estate leasing and purchasing issues. Prior to joining Vanderbilt University, Professor Farringer was an associate at Bass, Berry& Sims PLC where she practiced in the firm's Healthcare Industry group.

Professor Farringer is a member of the Tennessee Bar. At Belmont, Professor Farringer teaches health law courses.