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Armando Basarrate is one of the leading healthcare attorneys in the region. Throughout his 30-year career, he has helped numerous hospitals and other healthcare providers establish, grow, and expand their businesses. Armando's deep knowledge and business-focused guidance is a powerful combination that serves his clients exceedingly well.

Across regulatory, commercial law, and counseling scenarios, Armando brings extensive experience to bear. He has guided numerous public and non-profit hospitals through the Certificate of Need process, regularly advises on healthcare contract negotiations and disputes, and helps his clients navigate through licensing, Medicare/Medicaid certification, EMTALA, and Open Records Act requirements.

Armando is deeply involved in the business of healthcare. With his unique understanding of his clients' businesses, Armando is able to seamlessly translate legal and regulatory requirements, crafting solutions to complex problems so that clients can spend more time focusing on their businesses and improving patient care.

As illustrated by his experience as a member of the State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program Steering Committee and the Board of Directors of the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association, Armando is passionate about community involvement and improving diversity in the legal professional. It is a testament to his dedication and effectiveness that Armando is a trusted advisor to some one the biggest and fast-growing healthcare providers in the South.


  • 303 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 3600
    Atlanta, GA 30308


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Vanderbilt University , J.D., Order of the Coif; Member, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 1987-1989, graduated 1989
  • Sewanee-The University of the South, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, graduated 1986

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1989


  • American Health Lawyers Association - Member
  • Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys - Past president and board member
  • Georgia Hispanic Bar Association - Former member, Board of Directors
  • State Bar of Georgia - Member
  • State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program Steering Committee - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Health Care Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Health Care Law, Atlanta (2016)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Health Care Law


  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as the Atlanta 2016 "Lawyer of the Year" in Health Care Law
  • Recognized as a "Georgia Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine (2008-present)
  • Recognized as a leading Georgia healthcare lawyer in Chambers Leading American Business Lawyers (2007-present)
  • Recognized as a leading Health Care practitioner by The Best Lawyers in America (2009-present)
  • Recognized as one of Georgia's "Top Rated Lawyers" by Martindale-Hubbell and ALM (2012)

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