Landen Benson


171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363


Landen is an associate in the Healthcare and Litigation & Dispute Resolution practices and a member of the Hospitals & Health Systems industry team.

Landen has represented a range of clients on both the plaintiff and defense sides. He has experience in white-collar crime defense and government investigations involving antitrust issues and fraud allegations, specifically with a focus on healthcare fraud. He represents healthcare clients in matters related to litigation, government investigations, regulatory compliance, alternative dispute resolution, and administrative disputes. Landen defends providers in False Claims Act (whistleblower) cases and investigations nationally. On the plaintiff side, Landen represents healthcare providers and patients against insurance companies on plan coverage, benefits, and reimbursement-related matters in complex multi-district litigation and class-action suits across the country. He has also helped healthcare providers bring suit to recover millions of dollars in government funding owed to them through programs such as the Provider Relief Fund.

While earning his J.D. from the Washington and Lee University School of Law, Landen served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Jeffery W. Cavender in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Joel R. Branscom, Chief Judge of Virginia’s 25th Judicial Circuit. He also served as a summer associate for AGG, working on an array of litigation and transactional matters. Previously, he received his undergraduate degrees in political science and international affairs with a minor in German language and culture from the University of Georgia.

Landen bolsters his legal practice with a varied experience background, having previously worked in wildlife and land conservation and the commercial construction industry, as well as in politics as a campaign and office intern for a former member of the Georgia House of Representatives and candidate for the U.S. Senate. He is currently a member of the Anti-Defamation League, Southeast Jurisprudence Committee, and is an avid outdoorsman and conservationist.


  • Represents dozens of healthcare providers in multiple consolidated actions against major payors in federal courts across the country including California and Arizona.
  • Represents patients in punitive class actions against major payors in federal court involving wrongful denial of proton beam radiation treatment for cancer patients.
  • Represented a hospital system in New Mexico that successfully brought action against the United States in federal court to obtain millions of dollars in additional funds owed to hospital through government program.
  • Represented international software company based in Spain in an action brought in federal court to enforce an arbitration award rendered by the International Chamber of Commerce and successfully obtained multimillion-dollar judgment in favor of client.
  • Defended entities subject to False Claims Act and Paycheck Protection Program fraud investigations by the Department of Justice.


    • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Juris Doctor
      • Student Bar Association, Class President
      • University Student Advisory Panel
      • Lewis Powell Lecture Board
      • German Law Journal, Lead Articles Editor
    • University of Georgia, Bachelor of Arts — Political Science, International Affairs,
      cum laude
      • Presidential Leadership Scholarship Recipient
    • State of Georgia
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    • Supreme Court of Georgia
    • Court of Appeals of Georgia
      • Anti-Defamation League, Southeast Jurisprudence Committee
      • American Health Lawyers Association
      • Atlanta Bar Association, Litigation Section
      • Washington and Lee University School of Law Young Alumni Council
    • German ( Proficient )


    • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America®, Health Care Law, 2024