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Glen Reed is one of the founders of the Healthcare practice at King & Spalding and a national leader in the healthcare bar. He is a legal, business and strategic advisor for senior managers and general counsel. As a partner in our Healthcare practice, Glen provides general representation of healthcare systems and handles specialized projects involving a wide variety of healthcare industry matters.

Glen has helped to create a Healthcare practice that was ranked number one in the country by the American Health Lawyers Association in 2019 and 11 other times beginning in 2007. In 2018 the Healthcare practice was ranked as one of the two top healthcare practices nationally by Chambers USA, and won the Chambers USA Award for Excellence in healthcare. In 2018 and 2019 the Healthcare practice was named a Practice Group of the Year by Law360, and in 2019 it was ranked as one of the two top healthcare practices nationally by The Legal500.  Glen also has served as President of the AHLA.

Glen represents healthcare systems, provider organizations, sellers of healthcare products and related entities. He frequently advises clients on such matters as compliance planning and monitoring; healthcare industry restructuring; responses to investigations; new service development; antitrust compliance; and the development of clinically integrated organizations.

Glen has highly specialized expertise in commercial managed care, helping provider organizations to achieve more favorable contractual relationships with payors and enforcing payor/provider contracts. He also assists clients with compliance self-assessments and remedial actions; physician compensation compliance; and the addition of existing hospitals to nonprofit health systems.

A frequent lecturer on a range of healthcare industry legal matters, Glen has been consistently recognized by international, national and local industry publications. These include Super Lawyers: Georgia, Georgia Trend Magazine: Legal Elite, The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, Legal Media Group's Guide to the Leading U.S. Healthcare Lawyers, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World.

Glen was among only 32 Healthcare lawyers included in the Legal Media Group's Best of the Best USA in 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2016. The Best Lawyers in America also named him Atlanta Healthcare Lawyer of the Year in 2010.  Glen received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Fulton County Daily Report in 2018.

Glen served for six years as chair of the annual seminar Fundamentals of Healthcare Law. From this experience he founded our firm's annual Health Law and Policy Forum, now in its 29th year. He also served as Co-chair of the first two American Health Lawyers Association conferences on healthcare reform in 2010. Glen has been active in civic matters, serving on the board of MAP International, and having served as a founding board member and a board chair of MedShare International, and as a board chair of Visiting Nurse Health System and the Atlanta Alliance on Developmental Disabilities.

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Credentials

J.D., Yale Law School

B.A., The University of Tennessee, with highest honors

Georgia

American Bar Association (Member, Forum Committee on Health Law, 1979- and Sections on Business Law and Litigation)

American Health Lawyers Association (President, 1998-99)

Best Lawyers In America

Chambers USA Guide to America's Best Business Lawyers

Georgia Academy of Hospital Attorneys (President, 1991-1992)

State Bar of Georgia

Who's Who In America

Who's Who In American Law

Who's Who in the World

One of 65 attorneys in the U.S. with a Chambers national-level Healthcare ranking

“'Strong practice and fantastic reputation in the community'; ‘he certainly serves his clients well.’”


Chambers USA, quoting peers

"'An exceptional mind and an impressive knowledge base.’"


Chambers USA, quoting a source

"'An exceptional attorney’ and 'a dean of the healthcare Bar.'"


Chambers USA, quoting sources

"'As good a Healthcare attorney as there is.'”


Chambers USA, quoting a source

Leading National Healthcare Lawyer


Best of the Best USA, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2016

Atlanta Healthcare Lawyer of the Year


The Best Lawyers in America, 2010

Most Influential Atlantans


Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2002

Initial class of Fellows


American Health Lawyers Association

David J. Greenburg Service Award


American Health Lawyers Association

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Recognition

One of 65 attorneys in the U.S. with a Chambers national-level Healthcare ranking

“'Strong practice and fantastic reputation in the community'; ‘he certainly serves his clients well.’”


Chambers USA, quoting peers

"'An exceptional mind and an impressive knowledge base.’"


Chambers USA, quoting a source

"'An exceptional attorney’ and 'a dean of the healthcare Bar.'"


Chambers USA, quoting sources

"'As good a Healthcare attorney as there is.'”


Chambers USA, quoting a source

Leading National Healthcare Lawyer


Best of the Best USA, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2016

Atlanta Healthcare Lawyer of the Year


The Best Lawyers in America, 2010

Most Influential Atlantans


Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2002

Initial class of Fellows


American Health Lawyers Association

David J. Greenburg Service Award


American Health Lawyers Association

Matters

Glen has been an architect of a number of groundbreaking projects, including those that follow:

The merger of the National Health Lawyers Association and the American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, to form the American Health Lawyers Association.

The first physician/hospital managed care network in Georgia — the Piedmont Clinic, which now has over 2000 participating physicians and eleven hospitals.

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Matters

Glen has been an architect of a number of groundbreaking projects, including those that follow:

The merger of the National Health Lawyers Association and the American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, to form the American Health Lawyers Association.

The first physician/hospital managed care network in Georgia — the Piedmont Clinic, which now has over 2000 participating physicians and eleven hospitals.

The first insurer/provider joint venture to provide managed care in Georgia — formed by Quality Care Providers, Inc. and Blue Cross of Georgia.

The first large hospital system formed by a combination of several existing hospital systems in Georgia — Promina Health System.

The first provider-owned licensed insurance organizations in Georgia — including Alliant Health Plans.

The first joint venture of provider systems to operate an insurer in Georgia — Piedmont WellStar HealthPlan.

The first new multi-specialty physician group to be formed in Georgia in several decades — the Longstreet Clinic.

The first major international charity founded in Georgia — MedShare International.

Matters

Glen has been an architect of a number of groundbreaking projects, including those that follow:

The merger of the National Health Lawyers Association and the American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, to form the American Health Lawyers Association.

The first physician/hospital managed care network in Georgia — the Piedmont Clinic, which now has over 2000 participating physicians and eleven hospitals.

See more
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Matters

Glen has been an architect of a number of groundbreaking projects, including those that follow:

The merger of the National Health Lawyers Association and the American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, to form the American Health Lawyers Association.

The first physician/hospital managed care network in Georgia — the Piedmont Clinic, which now has over 2000 participating physicians and eleven hospitals.

The first insurer/provider joint venture to provide managed care in Georgia — formed by Quality Care Providers, Inc. and Blue Cross of Georgia.

The first large hospital system formed by a combination of several existing hospital systems in Georgia — Promina Health System.

The first provider-owned licensed insurance organizations in Georgia — including Alliant Health Plans.

The first joint venture of provider systems to operate an insurer in Georgia — Piedmont WellStar HealthPlan.

The first new multi-specialty physician group to be formed in Georgia in several decades — the Longstreet Clinic.

The first major international charity founded in Georgia — MedShare International.

Credentials

J.D., Yale Law School

B.A., The University of Tennessee, with highest honors

Georgia

American Bar Association (Member, Forum Committee on Health Law, 1979- and Sections on Business Law and Litigation)

American Health Lawyers Association (President, 1998-99)

Best Lawyers In America

Chambers USA Guide to America's Best Business Lawyers

Georgia Academy of Hospital Attorneys (President, 1991-1992)

State Bar of Georgia

Who's Who In America

Who's Who In American Law

Who's Who in the World

One of 65 attorneys in the U.S. with a Chambers national-level Healthcare ranking

“'Strong practice and fantastic reputation in the community'; ‘he certainly serves his clients well.’”


Chambers USA, quoting peers

"'An exceptional mind and an impressive knowledge base.’"


Chambers USA, quoting a source

"'An exceptional attorney’ and 'a dean of the healthcare Bar.'"


Chambers USA, quoting sources

"'As good a Healthcare attorney as there is.'”


Chambers USA, quoting a source

Leading National Healthcare Lawyer


Best of the Best USA, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2016

Atlanta Healthcare Lawyer of the Year


The Best Lawyers in America, 2010

Most Influential Atlantans


Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2002

Initial class of Fellows


American Health Lawyers Association

David J. Greenburg Service Award


American Health Lawyers Association

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Close

Recognition

One of 65 attorneys in the U.S. with a Chambers national-level Healthcare ranking

“'Strong practice and fantastic reputation in the community'; ‘he certainly serves his clients well.’”


Chambers USA, quoting peers

"'An exceptional mind and an impressive knowledge base.’"


Chambers USA, quoting a source

"'An exceptional attorney’ and 'a dean of the healthcare Bar.'"


Chambers USA, quoting sources

"'As good a Healthcare attorney as there is.'”


Chambers USA, quoting a source

Leading National Healthcare Lawyer


Best of the Best USA, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2016

Atlanta Healthcare Lawyer of the Year


The Best Lawyers in America, 2010

Most Influential Atlantans


Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2002

Initial class of Fellows


American Health Lawyers Association

David J. Greenburg Service Award


American Health Lawyers Association