Frederick B. Fields


Fred Fields has been practicing law for over 40 years and focuses his practice in the field of health care law.

Fred is the former Vice President and General Counsel of St. Mary’s Health System, where he served in that capacity from 1985 to 1995. In that position, he supervised the legal work of St. Mary’s Health Systems, Inc., and its affiliated corporations. He also directed the legal aspects of physician-hospital organization formation, malpractice defense, physician credentialing, medical and corporate bylaws revisions and applications, physician recruitment, medical records confidentiality, employment conflicts, construction projects, real estate acquisitions and divestitures, corporate restructuring, and other health care law specialty areas.

Mr. Fields is a former reporter with the Associated Press.


P: (865) 522-2717
F: (865) 522-7929


University of Tennessee – J.D., 1974
University of Tennessee – B.S., 1962

Bar Admissions

Tennessee, 1974


Knoxville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Academy of Hospital Attorneys