Daniel B. Brown


Atlanta, Georgia

Dan Brown is an accomplished corporate and health care attorney who regularly advises clients on transactions and the legal and regulatory aspects associated with the operation and sale of health care businesses.

An experienced corporate lawyer, Mr. Brown advises physician practices, diagnostic facilities, sleep centers, DME suppliers and other health care providers in mergers, asset acquisitions and joint ventures. He regularly assists clients on structuring health care business operations and maintaining regulatory compliance. He is a frequent speaker and author on the legal aspects of sleep medicine, home medical equipment and other health law matters.

Mr. Brown is treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Sleep Foundation in Washington, DC.

Mr. Brown authored the chapter “Legal Implications of Sleep Apnea” as part of the treatise “Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Diagnosis and Treatment,” edited by Dr. Clete Kushida of the Stanford University School of Medicine. Mr. Brown is also on the faculty of the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine & Technology, where he lectures on the legal aspects of sleep medicine and sleep lab operations.

In 2004, Mr. Brown published “Sleep Lab Compliance and the Law,” a multivolume publication addressing the licensing, staffing and joint venturing of sleep labs and the dispensing of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and other medical device therapies. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board and a frequent contributor to Sleep Review magazine.


  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member
  • Georgia State Bar, Health Law Section
  • National Sleep Foundation, Director and Treasurer, 2009-2017
  • Sleep Review magazine, Editorial Advisory Board
  • The Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine & Technology, Faculty


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent
  • Georgia Trend‘s Legal Elite, Healthcare Law, 2018 – 2021
  • ALM and Martindale-Hubbell, Georgia Top Rated Lawyers in Health Law, 2013-2014
  • Recognized in “Dealmakers,” Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2009

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Business
  • Data Security & Privacy
  • Emerging Companies
  • Finance & Securities
  • Financial Institutions
  • Franchising
  • Government & Internal Investigations
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions


  • The University of Tennessee College of Law, JD, with honors, 1984
  • Vanderbilt University, BA, cum laude, 1980
  • W.K. McClure Fellowship for World Affairs, 1983
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, The University of Tokyo Summer Law Program, 1982

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Tennessee


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