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Wagner Named General Counsel at Jackson Healthcare Solutions -- "Georgia Super Lawyer" Brings Impressive Credentials to Atlanta's 7th-Largest Private Company

Wagner Named General Counsel at Jackson Healthcare Solutions -- "Georgia Super Lawyer" Brings Impressive Credentials to Atlanta's 7th-Largest Private Company

Jackson Healthcare Solutions (JHS) has named C. L. ("Mike") Wagner to the newly created position of corporate general counsel. Wagner brings close to 40 years of corporate legal experience to JHS, including 19 years with the international law firm of Hunton & Williams LLP where he was managing partner of the Atlanta office. Wagner served in 2005 as vice chairman and general counsel, Lummus Corporation, and general counsel, Alimenta (U. S.A.), Inc. Before joining Hunton & Williams, Wagner was a partner in the law firm of Hansell & Post.

Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 10, 2007

Jackson Healthcare Solutions has named C. L. ("Mike") Wagner to the newly created position of corporate general counsel. Wagner will serve as the primary legal representative and advisor for the Jackson Healthcare Solutions (JHS) family of companies (http://www. jacksonhealthcare. com/counsel (http://www. jacksonhealthcare. com/counsel)).

"Mike Wagner has been my outside counsel and trusted advisor for more than 20 years," said Richard L. Jackson, chief executive officer of Jackson Healthcare Solutions. "He brings not only a brilliant legal mind, but also a keen business sense to every transaction. We are indeed fortunate to have such a distinguished attorney with such an impeccable background join our company."

Wagner brings close to 40 years of corporate legal experience to JHS. He spent 19 years with the international law firm of Hunton & Williams LLP, where he became managing partner of the Atlanta office. In 2005 Wagner served as vice chairman and general counsel, Lummus Corporation, and general counsel, Alimenta (U. S.A.), Inc.

Before joining Hunton & Williams, Wagner was a partner in the law firm of Hansell & Post.

A member of the State Bar of Georgia and former chairman of its Tax Section, Wagner is included in the 13th edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For the past three years he has been included in Atlanta Magazine's list of "Georgia's Super Lawyers." In addition to serving on several corporate boards, Wagner was an Advisory Board member for the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and vice chairman of the Board of Trustees, Global Health Action, Inc. He is a frequent business and legal seminar speaker on business law topics including 'distressed loan workouts.'

A resident of Alpharetta, Ga., Wagner earned a bachelors degree in history from Emory University in Atlanta, and a juris doctorate degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., where he was managing editor of Virginia Law Review.

About Jackson Healthcare Solutions:
Founded by healthcare pioneer Richard L. Jackson, Jackson Healthcare Solutions addresses the two biggest challenges facing healthcare today: finding the right people and delivering the right information at the right time. The JHS family of companies provides credentialed clinicians, and also develops healthcare software applications that can help hospitals improve clinical and financial outcomes and increase operational efficiency.

With approximately 300 associates in Alpharetta, Ga., and 400 nationally, JHS serves more than three million patients in some 1,000 hospitals each year. With a 62-percent compound annual growth rate between its founding in 2000 and year-end 2006, the company ranked number 7 on Atlanta Business Chronicle's "Pacesetters" list of Atlanta's fastest-growing companies in April 2007. JHS was included among the Chronicle's top 50 "Pacesetters" in both 2005 and 2006.

The firm's operating entities include LocumTenens. com (http://www. locumtenens. com/counsel (http://www. locumtenens. com/counsel)), Premier Anesthesia (Http://http://www. premieranesthesia. com/counsel (http://www. premieranesthesia. com/counsel)), Jackson & Coker (http://www. jacksonandcoker. com/Home. aspx (http://www. jacksonandcoker. com/Home. aspx)), Travel Nurse Solutions (http://www. tnsnurse. com/ (http://www. tnsnurse. com/)), Jackson Therapy Partners (http://www. jacksontherapy. com/ (http://www. jacksontherapy. com/)), StatCom (http://www. statcom. com/ (http://www. statcom. com/)) and Patient Placement Systems (http://www. patientplacement. com/default. aspx (http://www. patientplacement. com/default. aspx)).

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