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 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
Representation of Premise Health, the country’s largest direct health care provider and OMERS Private Equity portfolio company, in its acquisition of CareHere, another leading operator of wellness centers for self-funded organizations. The acquisition of CareHere, brings Premise Health’s revenue to approximately $1 billion annually and increases its geographic footprint to more than 850 centers across 45 states and Guam. The combination will allow Premise Health to deliver improved outcomes and enhance health care for employer populations.
Representation of Altamont Capital’s portfolio company, Sequel Youth & Family Services, in its acquisition of Pine Cone Therapies, a behavioral healthcare provider with treatment programs to assist those with Autism spectrum, speech-language, intellectual delay, neurological, and attention deficit disorders.
Representation of BRC Recovery in its recapitalization with private investment firms, Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS) and NewSpring Health Capital
Representation of Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Partners, a premier provider of radiology services to Middle Tennessee, in its partnership with Radiology Partners, the largest physician-led and physician-owned radiology practice in the United States
Representation of Clearway Pain Solutions, an interventional pain management medical practice that is backed by NexPhase, in its merger with KureSmart Pain Management
We represented BioScrip, Inc. in its merger with Option Care Enterprises, Inc. The newly combined company, Option Care Health, Inc., emerges as the largest independent home and alternate site infusion services provider in the United States. Option Care Health’s common stock will be listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol BIOS.
Represented Consonance Capital Partners in the recapitalization of Orsini Pharmaceutical Services, LLC
Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal — Notes and Comments Editor
Keith J. Shapiro Award for Excellence in Corporate Bankruptcy Writing