Maleaka Guice provides healthcare regulatory counsel as it relates to compliance, operational and transactional matters.
Maleaka earned her law degree from Emory University School of Law and a B.A. in political science from the University of Mississippi. During law school, Maleaka served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Jill Pryor of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the Honorable Amy Totenberg of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of NVision Eye Centers, one of the largest providers of LASIK and cataract surgery in the U.S, in its acquisition of Turner Eye Institute, a LASIK and other eye surgery center. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), a privately held physical therapy care provider and comprehensive practice management organization, in its acquisition of 360 Physical Therapy, an operator of 19 outpatient clinics across Arizona and Oklahoma. This transaction expands its Arizona presence and entrance into Oklahoma bringing their nationwide clinic count to 181 across 16 states.
Representation of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) in its definitive agreement to sell 80 percent of Brookdale Health Care Services, the Brentwood-based company’s home health and outpatient therapy division, to HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, in an all-cash transaction for $400 million
Representation of Lead Capital Partners, a multi-family sponsored private equity firm, in its acquisition of Ladd Dental Group, Inc., a dental service provider with six locations throughout central Indiana
Representation of Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, PLLC, a leading orthopedic care provider in Mississippi, in its sale to FFL Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm. With this acquisition, FFL Partners formed a new orthopedic health services organization, U.S. Orthopedic Partners.
Representation of Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), the nation’s largest public provider of personal home care and support services, in its definitive agreement to acquire Queen City Hospice, LLC, and its affiliate Miracle City Hospice, LLC for a cash purchase price of $192.0 million
Representation of Linden Capital Partners, as lead healthcare regulatory counsel, in its investment in Vital Care, Inc., a pharmacy franchisor of home infusion services. Linden Capital Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry
Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal — Notes and Comments Editor
Keith J. Shapiro Award for Excellence in Corporate Bankruptcy Writing