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Jim Boswell is co-head of King & Spalding's national Healthcare Team. His practice is devoted to handling litigation and investigations on behalf of healthcare industry clients. Jim also assists clients with regulatory and compliance questions and in connection with the negotiation of managed care agreements. Jim has particular expertise in handling managed care litigation on behalf of healthcare provider clients. He has also served as counsel in false claims act lawsuits in California, Georgia, Mississippi, Nevada, New York and Texas.

An experienced healthcare litigator, Jim regularly handles motion arguments, hearings, arbitrations and trials regarding specialized healthcare issues. He joined King & Spalding in 1992 after clerking on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and became a partner of the firm in 1999.

Jim has been listed in Chambers USA, Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, and Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite. A member of the American Health Lawyers Association’s Board of Directors, he chaired their Healthcare Liability and Litigation Practice Group from 2009-2012. In 2008, Jim was recognized as one of 12 “Outstanding Healthcare Litigators” nationwide by Nightingale’s Healthcare News. He is a past Chair of the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Jim is also a frequent speaker and presenter.

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J.D., Harvard University, magna cum laude

B.A., Millsaps College, summa cum laude


Law Clerk, Hon. Rhesa H. Barksdale, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

State Bar of Georgia