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Jon Rue is a savvy advocate for healthcare providers. Over the course of his 35+ year career, Jon has handled a wide range of litigation, primarily arising out of healthcare regulation. He brings a confident, comprehensive approach to every case, ensuring that his clients are in the best possible position for a successful resolution.

Focused on healthcare regulatory litigation, Jon spends most of his time representing hospitals and other healthcare providers in proceedings in state and federal court, before regulatory agencies, and in arbitration and mediation. These matters include Medicare, Medicaid, and managed care payment disputes (including appeals of audit determinations), certificate of need litigation (including rule challenge proceedings), and other healthcare-related commercial disputes. Jon has also represented hospitals in a variety of regulatory matters, including Medicare and Medicaid decertification actions and EMTALA matters, and he is frequently called on for regulatory compliance advice.

Jon is fiercely committed to representing his clients' rights and interests, and to keeping them informed throughout the litigation process. His deep knowledge of the healthcare landscape, coupled with his advocacy skills, allows Jon to provide comprehensive, highly effective representation for any regulatory issue his clients might face.

Contact & Links


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


  • English


  • University of Kentucky , J.D., graduated 1982
  • Western Kentucky University, B.A., summa cum laude, graduated 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1982
  • Kentucky, 1984
  • Florida, 1990


  • American Bar Association - Health Law Section - Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association - Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association - Member, Board of Directors, Atlanta Council of Young Lawyers (1988-1991)
  • Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys - Member
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association - Member
  • Kentucky Bar Association - Member, Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Section (1985-1986)
  • State Bar of Georgia - Health Law Section - Chair (2001-2002)
  • The Florida Bar - Health Law Section - Member
  • Western Kentucky University Alumni Association - Board of Directors (2019-present)

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Health Care Law

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

  • Health Care Law, Atlanta (2019)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Health Care Law

Special Focus

  • Appellate
  • Certificate of Need
  • Hospitals
  • Litigation
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Regulatory
  • Reimbursement


  • Recognized as the 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" in Health Care (Atlanta) by The Best Lawyers in America
  • Recognized as a leading Georgia healthcare attorney lawyer in Chambers USA: Leading American Business Lawyers
  • Recognized as a leading Health Care practitioner by The Best Lawyers in America (2006-present)
  • Selected as a "Georgia Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine (2006, 2008-2018, 2020)
  • Recognized as one of Georgia's "Top Rated Lawyers" by Martindale-Hubbell and ALM

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