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Lawrence J. Myers

Lawrence J. Myers

Senior Partner

T (404) 962-1040
F (404) 962-1200

Larry Myers' practice concentrates on administrative and civil litigation, with an emphasis on health care, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, and professional negligence and licensing.

Mr. Myers' health care practice includes the representation of hospitals, physicians, specialty practice groups and other providers in certificate of need and related regulatory matters before the Georgia Department of Community Health and in the courts.  He has also represented a number of legal and medical professionals in malpractice actions and a wide array of professionals in licensing and disciplinary matters before Georgia's state examining boards.

In the pharmaceuticals and medical device areas, Mr. Myers has served as a member of national, regional, multidistrict, and local counsel teams.  The services he has provided to clients include:  case management, coordination, and defense; preventative counseling; document collection, review, and systems development; company and expert witness identification and development; discovery coordination; and insurance coverage litigation.

Mr. Myers is also a trained mediator and is registered as a neutral in general mediation by the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution.

Recognized by Chambers and Partners, USA
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America® (Woodward/White, Inc.), Health Care Law (2017, 2018)
  • Martindale-Hubbell's top ("AV") Peer Review Rating *
  • Recognized by Chambers and Partners, USA, as one of Georgia Leaders, Healthcare (2013-2018)

* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.


Representative Work

  • Tanner Medical Center, Inc., et al. v. Vest Newnan, LLC, et al.; Georgia Department of Community Health v. Vest Newnan, LLC, et al., 337 Ga. App. 884, 789 S.E.2d 258 (2016)
  • Siharath v . Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Corp.; Rider v. Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Corp., 131 F. Supp. 2d 1347 (N.D. Ga. 2001), aff’d., 295 F. 3d 1194 (11th Cir. 2002)
  • Essex Group, Inc. v. Southwire Co., 269 Ga. 553, 501 S.E. 2d 501 (1998)
  • Presto v. Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Corp., 226 Ga. App. 547, 487 S.E. 2d 70 (1997)
  • Gillis v. American General Life & Accident Ins. Co., 222 Ga. App. 891, 476 S.E. 2d 648 (1996)
  • American General Life & Acc. Ins. Co. v. Fisher, 208 Ga. App. 282, 430 S.E. 2d 166 (1993)
  • Smith v. Cobb County-Kennestone Hosp. Authority, 262 Ga. 566, 423 S.E. 2d 235 (1992)
  • Mitchell v. Haygood's Hauling & Grading, Inc., 194 Ga. App. 671, 391 S.E. 2d 481 (1990)
  • Georgia Power Co. v. Kalman Floor Co., 256 Ga. 534, 350 S.E. 2d 421 (1986)
  • Jones v. Brown, 174 Ga. App. 632, 331 S.E. 2d 24 (1985)
Thought Leadership

Published Works

  • "You just received an investigative subpoena from the medical what?" Myers LJ; J. Med Assoc Ga; 100(2):28


  • "Regulatory Impact on Healthcare Delivery," Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives (GAHE), Macon, Georgia, December 4, 2017
  • "Conflict Resolution,"Annual Panel Discussion, Emory University, Atlanta, 2001-2003
  • "Background, Defense Considerations and Strategies," Andrews Publications' Audio Conferences Emerging Litigation Series:  Prempro Hormone Replacement Therapy, Atlanta, October 9, 2002
  • "The Dark Side of ADR," Alabama Bar Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Southeastern Corporate Law Institute, Point Clear, Alabama, April 19, 2002
  • "Update on Consumer Advertising, Patient Labeling and the Learned Intermediary Doctrine," Defense Research Institute Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation Seminar, New Orleans, May 14, 1998

* Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future legal engagement.

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1979
  • University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1983
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia, 1983
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • St. Thomas More Society
Academic Honors
  • Holderness Moot Court Bench
  • Staff Member, North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation

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