Big business, major centers of influence in Rep. John Lewis’ district

President-elect Donald Trump in a tweet early Saturday morning criticized Georgia Rep. John Lewis’ district as “in horrible shape and falling apart (not to mention crime infested).”

Trump tweeted that Lewis “should spend more time on fixing and helping his district,” after Lewis said he would not attend Trump’s inauguration next week.

Lewis’ district includes the world’s busiest airport, some of the biggest technology firms in the region and other major corporations.

It includes most of Atlanta and parts of Fulton, DeKalb and Clayton counties, Brookhaven, College Park, Decatur and Morrow.

Here’s a list of some of the heavy hitters with headquarters or a significant presence in Lewis’s district, in no particular order:


Delta Air Lines

SunTrust Bank


Southern Company

Porsche Cars North America

EUE/Screen Gems

Tyler Perry Studios

King & Spalding

Troutman Sanders

Alston & Bird

Cousins Properties


Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

American Cancer Society

CARE International

Emory University

Georgia Tech

Carter Center

Atlantic Station

Bank of America Plaza

Atlanta University Center

Worldpay US








Seyfarth Shaw






Kaiser Permanente

Staff writer Scott Trubey contributed to this article.


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