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Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

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Managing Partner: Jonathan E Eady
Number of partners: 104
Number of lawyers: 170
Languages: French, German, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Malayalam, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Yoruba

Firm Overview:
Arnall Golden Gregory (AGG) is an Am Law 200 law firm with offices in Atlanta and Washington, DC. Its client-service model is rooted in taking a ‘business sensibility’ approach of fully understanding how our clients’ legal matters fit into the firm’s overall business objectives. The firm provides industry knowledge, attention to detail, transparency and value to help businesses and individuals achieve their definition of success. The firm’s transactions, litigation and regulatory counselors serve clients in healthcare, real estate, litigation and other dispute resolution, business transactions, fintech, global commerce, government investigations and logistics and transportation. With its rich experience and know-how, AGG doesn’t ask ‘if’, it figures out ‘how’.

Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate & Securities:
24 partners, 35 total lawyers
■Represented Century Restaurants, Inc., a Jersey Mike’s Subs franchisee operating in multiple states, in a reorganization of its corporate operational structure ■Represented Willamette Landscape Maintenance in its acquisition by BrightView Landscapes, the largest landscape company in the US
■Represented Employee Benefit Management Services (EBMS) in its acquisition by Water Street Healthcare Partners
■Represented Sysco Corporation in its acquisition of HRM FoodService, a Hawaii-based foodservice distributor

30 partners, 43 total lawyers
■Defending United Biologics LLC, d/b/a United Allergy Services (UAS), in a whistleblower case alleging violations of the federal False Claims Act (FCA) and statutes in 21 states and D.C.
■Representing Worldpay US, Inc., one of the largest payment processors in the US, in two class actions related to inflation of processing fees charged to merchant customers
■Defending First Advantage Background Services Corp. in nationwide class actions alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and asserting novel theories of liability
■Represented Georgia Cancer Specialists in a whistleblowers’ lawsuit alleging violations of the federal Anti-Kickback Statue and the Stark Law

Financial Services:
16 partners, 23 total lawyers
■Serving as bankruptcy counsel for American Express (AmEx), a Fortune 100 financial services company
■Serving as bankruptcy counsel for Sysco Corporation, a Fortune 100 global leader in food distribution
■Represented a bank in an asset-based revolving loan used to fund the acquisition of a janitorial management company
■Represented a bank in the leveraged buyout of stock by a private equity firm in a manufacturing company

23 partners, 37 total lawyers
■Representing Curo Health Services, LLC and Kindred At Home, the nation’s largest for profit hospice company, in transactional and regulatory work
■Advising Formation Capital, a leading investor in nursing homes, as it addresses lease defaults by facility operators and in general transactional and regulatory work
■Represented the Chatham Country Hospital Authority in an asset purchase of non-profit Memorial Health, Inc. by Hospital Corporation of America
■Represented private equity firm Gryphon Investors in its acquisition of Ob Hospitalist Group, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of obstetric hospitalist services

Real Estate:
32 partners, 45 total lawyers
■Advising developer OliverMcMillan on large mixed-use projects in Atlanta, Nashville, Houston, Denver and Honolulu
■Advising The Integral Group on the massive 165-acre redevelopment of former brownfield site in Metro Atlanta
■Advising Griffin-American Healthcare REIT in the acquisition of a multi-state portfolio of senior housing properties
■Advising Mercy Housing Southeast in the development of transit-oriented affordable senior housing in Metro Atlanta

Government & Regulatory:
16 partners, 24 total lawyers
■Representing consumer reporting agency before FTC regarding client’s compliance with Fair Credit Reporting Act
■Representing healthcare client in a government inquiry into client’s compliance with HIPAA, (the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act)
■Advising food, pharmaceutical, medical device, biologics and cosmetic companies on all issues relating to federal government regulation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
■Successfully represented client in a pre-award bid protest filed at GAO, resulting in the government agency taking corrective action

International Business:
35 Partners, 43 total attorneys
■Advising clients on transfers of personal data from the European Union to the United States
■Representing global companies such as Porsche Cars North America in connection with global mobility and immigration matters
■Advising foreign pharmaceutical companies seeking FDA approval of products for US market
■Advised global apparel marketer on the acquisition out of receivership of various assets, some outside the US

Representative Clients:
American Express, Colonial Pipeline, Costco Wholesale, Curo Health Services, Emory University/ Healthcare, Equifax, First Advantage Background Services, Formation Capital LLC, Griffin-American Healthcare REIT, Gwinnett Health System, iMedX, Indigo Energy Partners, Jamestown Properties, Kindred Healthcare, Lubert-Adler Partners, NIIT Technologies, OliverMcMillan, Orangetheory Fitness, PNC Bank, Porsche Cars North America, Preferred Apartment Communities, PruittHealth, Rollins, RedHill Biopharma, Ltd., SavaSeniorCare, SunTrust Bank, Synovus Bank, Sysco, The Integral Group, United Biologics, Walton Communities, WorldPay.

Focus Areas:
Affordable housing, background screening, entertainment and sports, financial services, healthcare, healthcare information technology, litigation, logistics and transportation, oil and gas, payment systems, pharmaceuticals, real estate, retail.