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Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

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Managing Partner: Jonathan E Eady
Number of partners: 102
Number of lawyers: 166
Languages: French, German, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Korean, Malayalam, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian

Firm Overview:
Arnall Golden Gregory (AGG), an Am Law 200 law firm with 166 attorneys in Atlanta and Washington, DC, takes a ‘business sensibility’ approach when advising clients. AGG provides industry knowledge, attention to detail, transparency and value to help businesses and individuals achieve their definition of success. AGG’s transaction, litigation, regulatory and privacy counselors serve clients in healthcare, real estate, litigation, business transactions, fintech, global commerce, government investigations and logistics and transportation. AGG subscribes to the belief ‘not if, but how'

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Corporate & Securities:
25 partners, 38 fee earners
■ Represented US Teleradiology (UST) when it was acquired by Aris Radiology, a national radiology group that serves more than 200 hospitals and healthcare systems in 34 states
■ Represented Sterling Restaurants, LLC, when it acquired 31 additional restaurants in several states, doubling the size of the company
■ Advised NIIT (USA) when it won an RFP to develop a new real estate broker education program for the Real Estate Council of Ontario
■ Represented Belnick, Inc., a fast-growing online furniture retailer, when a private equity fund bought a controlling interest in the company

30 Partners, 44 fee earners
■ Lead counsel 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
■ Defending SavaSeniorCare in a False Claims Act case prosecuted by the US Department of Justice
■ Successfully defended 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 the District of Columbia
■ Represented Emory University and Emory Healthcare in the successful settlement of a case involving the largest homeless shelter in the southeast US and allegations of tortious interference and RICO claims
■ Represented Worldpay US, Inc., in the successful settlement of charges made by an independent sales organization that recruits merchants for the client
■ Lead counsel defending a national nursing home company in nationwide Fair Credit Reporting Act and wage-and-hour class action lawsuits

Financial Services:
14 Partners, 20 fee earners
■ Borrower’s counsel for C&H Financial Services, a fast growing payments company, advising on the loan, equity investment, taxes and new holding company structure
■ Bankruptcy counsel for American Express (AmEx), a Fortune 100 financial services company
■ Bankruptcy counsel for Sysco Corp., a Fortune 100 food distribution company
■ Represent a large healthcare provider in negotiating a continuing line of credit with one of the largest US banks
■ Negotiated $100 million loan facility for client that buys litigation-related receivables
■ Advised large bank on complicated loan to chemical company buying contaminated site

21 partners, 33 fee earners
■ Advised on the formation of Trio Healthcare, operator of 12 nursing and assisted living facilities in Virginia
■ Defending a medical center and physician in a federal whistleblower False Claims Act lawsuit
■ Represented private equity firm Gryphon Investors in its acquisition of an outpatient rehabilitation provider
■ Lead counsel to Chatham County Hospital Authority in the sale of Memorial Health hospital to Hospital Corporation of America
■ Counsel to Gwinnett Health System, a large healthcare network in metro Atlanta, in its planned merger with Northside Hospital

Real Estate:
37 partners, 51 fee earners
■ Advising developer OliverMcMillan on large mixeduse projects in Atlanta, Nashville, Houston, Denver and Honolulu
■ Counsel to The Integral Group on the massive redevelopment of former brownfield site in metro Atlanta.
■ Advised Griffin-American Healthcare REIT on the acquisition of a senior housing portfolio in two states
■ Counsel to Mercy Housing Southeast in the development of transit-oriented affordable senior housing in metro Atlanta

Government & Regulatory:
21 partners, 36 fee earners
■ Represented 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
■ Successfully represented client in a pre-award bid protest filed at GAO, resulting in the government agency taking corrective action
■ Representing a background screening company in a nationwide putative class action under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

International Business:
35 Partners, 43 fee earners
■ Advised client on transfers of personal data from the European Union to the United States
■ Negotiated loan for financial services client from a subsidiary bank whose parent is based in China
■ Advised global apparel marketer on the acquisition out of receivership of various assets, some outside the US
■ Advise foreign pharmaceutical companies seeking FDA approval of products for US market

Representative Clients:
American Express, Colonial Pipeline, Costco Wholesale, Emory University/Healthcare, Equifax, First Advantage Background Services, Formation Capital LLC, GriffinAmerican Healthcare REIT, Gwinnett Health System, iMedX, Indigo Energy Partners, Jamestown Properties, Kindred Healthcare, Lubert-Adler Partners, NIIT Technologies, OliverMcMillan, PNC Bank, Porsche Cars North America, Preferred Apartment Communities, PruittHealth, QIC Investments No. 1 Pty Ltd, Rollins, RedHill Biopharma, Ltd., SavaSeniorCare, SunTrust Bank, Synovus Bank, Sysco, The Integral Group, Walton Communities, WorldPay

Focus Areas:
Affordable Housing, Background Screening, Entertainment, Financial Services, Healthcare, Healthcare Information Technology, Litigation, Logistics and Transportation, Oil and Gas, Payment Systems, Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate, Retail