Attorney - Paul Justice


Paul Justice
HBS Atlanta Office

P: 404-954-6972
F: 404-954-5020
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Paul Justice is a Partner in the Atlanta office with extensive experience in the healthcare industry. Paul has represented hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers and other health care providers in a wide variety of corporate, transactional and regulatory matters, including compliance with the Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute. In addition, Paul has significant experience with developing corporate compliance programs, conducting internal investigations, leading self-assessments of compliance program effectiveness, advising on voluntary disclosures with state and federal agencies, and negotiating Corporate Integrity Agreements.  Paul has also advised hospital and health system boards on medical staff hearings and subsequent appeals.  Prior to joining HBS, Paul served as Associate General Counsel for Emory University and Emory Healthcare. Paul also served as Vice President & General Counsel of Saint Joseph’s Health System for nearly ten years, prior to the formation of a joint operating company between Emory and Saint Joseph’s in 2012. 
Paul is a former chair of the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, and is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, where he currently serves as President. Paul graduated cum laude from The University of Georgia and cum laude from The University of Georgia School of Law.

Practice Areas

Aging Services

Health Care

Outside General Counsel - Health Care


J.D, cum laude, The University of Georgia School of Law, 1988
B.A., cum laude, The University of Georgia, 1984


Georgia, 1989


ALM and Martindale Hubbell, The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazine, Top Rated Lawyers of Healthcare Law, 2013-2016

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

The Best Lawyers in America© 2018


Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys
Member (1995 – present)
Board of Directors (2008 – present)
Secretary (2011-2012)
President-Elect (2012-13)
President (2013-2014)
Past President (2014-1015)
Health Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
Member (1994 – present)
Executive Committee (1996-2000)
Vice Chair (1997-98)
Chair (1998-99)
Program Chair, Health Law Section Annual Seminar (1999)
American Health Lawyers Association
Member (1995 - present)