January 1, 2010
ATLANTA—Faculty Fellow and Adjunct Faculty member Randall Hughes, J.D., was named "Atlanta Health Care Lawyer of the Year" for 2010 in the publication, The Best Lawyers in America. This prestigious honor is given to one outstanding lawyer in each practice specialty who is chosen through peer-reviewed surveys by professional peers. Mr. Hughes received high ratings for his leadership, integrity, abilities, and professionalism from his peers in the Atlanta health care law community. Mr. Hughes is Of Counsel with Bryan Cave Powell Goldstein LLP. He served as the head of Powell Goldstein’s Atlanta health care law department for many years until his retirement. His areas of expertise are wide-ranging, and include health care law and litigation involving not-for-profit hospitals, hosptial authorities, certificates of need, medical staff disputes, health care reimbursement, regulatory compliance investigations, reviews and claim defense, medical malpractice, personal injury, insurance and general business litigation.
Mr. Hughes participates in both the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) and the HeLP Legal Services Clinic at the law school, assisting in case acceptance. He also teaches a course on Health Law: Regulation. GSU Law, the Center, HeLP, and the Clinic benefit greatly from his expertise and student mentoring.
Center for Law, Health & Society Director Charity Scott says, "We all benefit greatly from the expertise that Randy Hughes has developed over many years as a top health lawyer in Atlanta. This award is a well-deserved honor for an exemplary health care attorney and colleague."