Emily C. Crosby

Partner

Atlanta
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Emily Crosby partners with a broad range of healthcare clients to guide them through the spectrum of transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, affiliations, investments and other strategic alignments. Emily focuses particularly on post-acute care, ancillary services, and other institutional and community-based healthcare models. A former chief legal officer and chief administrative officer for Georgia's largest nonprofit integrated healthcare system, Emily brings a wealth of industry knowledge to her practice. She is practical, responsive and outcome-focused in her approach to transactions, as well as tax-exempt and compliance matters.

Emily is also chair of the firm's Women's Committee.

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  • Acted as counsel to a large operator of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in connection with $220 million of senior secured revolving, first lien term, and second lien term loan credit facilities.
  • Represented a national long-term-care company with 120 facilities in 19 states as general corporate outside counsel, including multiple acquisitions, divestitures and other transactions.
  • Represented a portfolio of assisted living and skilled facilities in connection with a portfolio sale involving facilities in multiple states.
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Experience

  • Acted as counsel to a large operator of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in connection with $220 million of senior secured revolving, first lien term, and second lien term loan credit facilities.
  • Represented a national long-term-care company with 120 facilities in 19 states as general corporate outside counsel, including multiple acquisitions, divestitures and other transactions.
  • Represented a portfolio of assisted living and skilled facilities in connection with a portfolio sale involving facilities in multiple states.
  • Represented an integrated long-term healthcare system in multiple acquisitions and development projects involving long-term-care facilities, and other transactions involving home health, hospice, rehabilitation therapy, EMS, pharmacy and ancillary services.

Recognitions

  • Chambers USA: Healthcare in Georgia (2015, 2016)
  • The Legal 500 United States (2016)
    • Recommended in M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A – middle market (sub-$500m)
  • Georgia Trend: Legal Elite

Memberships

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Georgia Bar Association

Pro Bono

  • Assists nonprofit organizations Compassionate Atlanta, Neshama Interfaith Center and HaitiReach with registrations and tax compliance matters.

Services

Industries

Prior Positions

  • Community Health Systems, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Administrative Officer

Admissions

  • Georgia

Education

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2002, with honors, Order of the Coif, Attorney's Title Guaranty Fund Award
  • B.A., Sewanee: The University of the South, 1997, cum laude, with distinction