On May 6, 2019, American Addiction Centers, Inc. (AAC) sued the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) alleging that NAATP engaged in anti-competitive efforts and defamatory practices that resulted in disqualifying AAC from purchasing Google advertising. Specifically, AAC alleges that NAATP misrepresented AAC to LegitScript, which issues certifications that Google uses as a prerequisite for purchasing online advertising. The complaint, American Addiction Centers, Inc. et al., v. National Association Of Addiction Treatment Providers, alleges that NAATP engaged in anti-competitive efforts and defamatory practices and misrepresented AAC to LegitScript. AAC accused NAATP, its employees, its board . . .