Glenn P. Hendrix is chair of the firm and a member of the Executive Committee. He focuses his practice on the areas of commercial and administrative dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration, and administrative appeals.
Some of the representative matters handled by Mr. Hendrix include successfully defending numerous companies in actions under the federal False Claims Act; defending a major UK-based global logistics company in connection with the termination of its U.S. agency network; obtaining a precedent-setting ruling that low Medicaid payment rates to healthcare providers may constitute an unconstitutional taking of property; arbitrating an insurance coverage claim arising from the sale of an oil refinery to China; obtaining a $60 million recovery in a series of Medicare appeals on behalf of a national healthcare chain; obtaining the dismissal of a lawsuit filed in the U.S. against a global logistics company in favor of a parallel proceeding in Germany; serving as an expert witness on the operation of the Hague Service Convention in a $1.1 billion class action; and representing a coalition of national trade associations in securing the withdrawal of a proposed Medicare reimbursement rule.
Mr. Hendrix has served as an arbitrator and counsel in international arbitration proceedings administered by the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and in litigation ancillary to such proceedings, including actions for emergency relief, proceedings to enforce arbitral agreements and awards, and petitions for evidence under 28 U.S.C. § 1782. He is the founding president of the Atlanta International Arbitration Society. He is active in the American Bar Association, presently serving as the ABA’s representative to the U.S. State Department's Advisory Committee on International Law, which brings together 20 leading international law professors, practitioners and policymakers to provide advice to the State Department on significant international law issues, and as a member of the ABA’s House of Delegates, which establishes ABA policy. He is also a past Chair of the ABA’s 24,000-member Section of International Law and continues to serve on that Section’s Council. Mr. Hendrix has served on U.S. State Department delegations to The Hague and Moscow as a private sector advisor with respect to the operation of the Hague Evidence and Service Conventions.
Mr. Hendrix has authored chapters appearing in International Commercial Arbitration Practice in the 21st Century (Lexis-Nexis), International Litigation Strategies and Practice (American Bar Association), Private Law, Private International Law & Judicial Cooperation in the EU-US Relationship (Thompson-West), Assessing the Value of Law in Transition Economies (University of Michigan), Legal Guide to Doing Business in Russia & the Former Republics of the USSR (ABA), and The Corporate Counsel’s Guide to Doing Business in Russia (Business Laws, Inc.), as well as articles appearing in Health Lawyer News, The International Lawyer, Вестник Высшего Арбитражного Суда Российской Федерации [Journal of the Russian High Commercial Court], East/West Executive Guide, Provider and other publications. He also helped edit the Practical Handbook on the Operation of the Hague Service Convention published by the Hague Conference on Private International Law.
Mr. Hendrix is a frequent speaker on legal topics, including events sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA), American Health Care Association (AHCA), American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), Atlanta International Arbitration Society (AtlAS), Bar Council of Ireland, Brookings Institution, Estudos das Sociedades de Advogados – Brazil (CESA), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), CIS Local Counsel Forum, Columbia Law School, Council for Post-Acute Care (CPAC), Georgia Health Care Association (GHCA), Georgia Hospital Association (GHA), German Bar Association (DAV), Hague Conference on Private International Law, Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA), Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration, International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), International Bar Association (IBA), International Finance Corporation (IFC), International Law Association (ILA), Japan Federation of Bar Associations (Nichibenren), JURIS, Karachi Bar Association, Law Council of Australia, Long-Term Care Hospital Association, Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, Moscow State University for International Relations (MGIMO), National Association for the Support of Long-Term Care (NASL), Paris Bar (Ordre des Avocats de Paris), State Bar of Florida, Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA), and other many other organizations.