ATLANTA, January 24, 2008 — LAWFUEL – Lawyer Announcements – King & Spalding’s James Boswell, a partner in the firm’s Atlanta Healthcare and Business Litigation practices, has been selected as one of twelve “outstanding healthcare litigators” nationally for 2007 in the January 2008 edition of Nightingale’s Healthcare News. Boswell was acknowledged for his representation of health systems in class actions challenging pricing practices and for his role serving as lead counsel for a national nursing home chain being sued for its management of a long-term acute hospital and nursing home located in the District of Columbia. His role as counsel for Quorum Health Resources in litigation concerning Medicare accounting issues was also noted as a major accomplishment.
Boswell has represented clients across a broad spectrum of the healthcare industry, including HMOs and other managed care entities, health systems and other providers, a PBM, a hospital management company, a nursing home chain, a PHO and a medical device manufacturer. He has also represented clients in the accounting, banking, direct marketing, and oil and gas industries. He has handled various matters involving complex accounting issues, including post-closing purchase price adjustment disputes and accounting fraud claims.
Nightingale’s Healthcare News is a monthly newsletter that provides the latest news on transactions, firms and individuals on interest within the field.
King & Spalding has a nationally recognized healthcare practice. The firm represents numerous healthcare industry clients including acute care and specialty hospitals, health systems, HMOs and other health plans, nursing homes, physician group practices, home care providers, managed care provider networks and organizations, medical device and medical products manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and healthcare industry trade associations. In 2008, Chambers USA named King & Spalding to its top-tier ranking of healthcare practices in Georgia for a fourth straight year, and identified the firm as having one of the leading Healthcare Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory practices in the District of Columbia.
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King & Spalding is an international law firm with more than 800 lawyers in Atlanta, Charlotte, Dubai, Frankfurt, Houston, London, New York, Riyadh (affiliated office) and Washington, D.C. The firm represents half of the Fortune 100 and in a Corporate Counsel survey in September 2007 was among the top firms representing Fortune 250 companies. For additional information, visit www.kslaw.com.