Alex is a partner in the Healthcare practice. He is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee, Associates Committee, Hospitals & Health Systems, and Healthcare Real Estate industry teams. Alex frequently authors articles on healthcare topics and has been published in American Health Lawyers Association publications.
Alex focuses his practice on providing transactional and regulatory counseling for a variety of clients in the healthcare and life sciences industry, including health systems, nursing homes, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, assisted living facilities, hospices, physician groups, and other healthcare providers. He also represents domestic and foreign private equity investors in healthcare, REITs, and other investors in healthcare real estate, developers of healthcare facilities, management companies, and lenders. Alex provides guidance on federal and state issues relating to compliance, facility licensure, certificate of need, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, and a variety of healthcare transactions. He also advises clients in the negotiation and preparation of acquisition, divestiture and joint venture agreements, corporate governance, shareholder agreements, employment agreements and separation arrangements, corporate practice of medicine issues, and other general business and operational matters. Alex also has experience advising pharmaceutical, biologic, medical device, cosmetic, and food companies on legal and regulatory matters relating to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Alex graduated from the University of Georgia, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and the University of Virginia, receiving a Juris Doctor. During law school, Alex clerked for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office of General Counsel.