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Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

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Significant Matters

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP advised Griffin-American Healthcare REIT, Inc. in connection with the merger of the REIT with NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE: NRF). Arnall Golden Gregory served as lead healthcare regulatory counsel for Griffin-American REIT II in connection with the merger, and has served as Griffin-American’s REIT counsel advising on matters pertaining to REIT assets acquired in various transactions.

Co-represented Sysco Corp. in acquiring US Foods for $3.5 billion.

Represented Sterling Restaurants, LLC, when it acquired 31 additional restaurants in several states, doubling the size of the company.

Advised NIIT (USA) when it won an RFP to develop a new real estate broker education program for the Real Estate Council of Ontario.

Represented Belnick, Inc., a fast-growing online furniture retailer, when a private equity fund bought a controlling interest in the company.

Bankruptcy counsel for American Express (AmEx), a Fortune 100 financial services company.

Bankruptcy counsel for Sysco Corp., a Fortune 100 food distribution company.

Represented Post-Acute Partners' $141.5 million purchase of senior-care facilities in Western New York.

Handled regulatory matters for Formation Capital's $400 million acquisition of 36 senior housing communities.

Successfully defended United Biologics LLC, d/b/a United Allergy Services (UAS), in a whistleblower case alleging violations of the federal False Claims Act (FCA) and statutes in 21 states and the District of Columbia.

Represented Emory University and Emory Healthcare in a successful settlement of a case involving the largest homeless shelter in the southeast U.S. and allegations of tortious interference and RICO claims.

Represented Worldpay US, Inc., in the successful settlement of charges made by an independent sales organization that recruits merchants for the client

Represented QIC Investments No. 1 Pty Ltd of Australia in its acquisition of 49 percent of Forest City Enterprises' interest in eight regional shopping malls in the US (aggregate value $2 billion).

Advising developer OliverMcMillan on large mixed-use projects in Atlanta, Nashville, Houston, Denver and Honolulu.

Counsel to The Integral Group on the massive redevelopment of former brownfield site in metro Atlanta.

Won three-week federal court trial for medical device manufacturer Rad Source Technologies Inc., involving complex licensing and patent non-infringement issues, and successfully defended judgment on appeal.

Obtained full dismissal of SEC insider trading lawsuit against company CEO.

Successfully represented senior bank executive in bribery/bank fraud case.

Represented consumer reporting agency before FTC regarding client’s compliance with Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Representing healthcare client in a government inquiry into client’s compliance with HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act.

Successfully represented client in a pre-award bid protest filed at GAO, resulting in the government agency taking corrective action.

Representing a background screening company in a nationwide putative class action under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Defending several national long-term care chains in a series of ongoing federal investigations.

Advised client on transfers of personal data from the European Union to the United States.

Negotiated loan for financial services client from a subsidiary bank whose parent is based in China.

Advised global apparel marketer on the acquisition out of receivership of various assets, some outside the US.

Defending a currency dealer who is charged with fraud by the Department of Justice.

Advise foreign pharmaceutical companies seeking FDA approval of products for US market