Epstein Becker Green is uncompromising in its pursuit of legal excellence and client service in its areas of practice: Health Care and Life Sciences, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Corporate Services, and Employee Benefits. The firm was founded to serve the health care industry and has been at the forefront of health care legal developments since 1973. The firm is also proud to be a trusted advisor to clients in the financial services, retail, and hospitality industries, among others, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Our commitment to these practices and industries reflects the founders' belief in focused proficiency paired with seasoned experience.
The firm's national practices regularly share and access each other's knowledge and resources to provide clients with tailored solutions to their legal and business issues. Understanding the complex evolution and critical trends within these areas enables Epstein Becker Green lawyers to provide clients with focused insight and deliver high-quality service and results.
Epstein Becker Green has approximately 250 lawyers practicing in 10 offices throughout the United States—Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, San Francisco, Stamford, and Washington, DC—and is a founding member of the International Lawyers Network ("ILN"), an association of over 90 select law firms with more than 5,000 lawyers worldwide. The ILN provides Epstein Becker Green with easy access to high-quality legal services in 67 countries on six continents, which enables the firm to effectively serve our clients wherever their businesses take them. Moreover, the firm has successfully implemented focused initiatives in Asia, Europe, and South America to assist companies doing business in the United States.
Client Service Counts
At Epstein Becker Green, client service is paramount, and we endeavor to meet and exceed our clients' expectations. We are pleased that, out of more than 650 firms serving Fortune 1000 and other large organizations, Epstein Becker Green has been ranked in The BTI Client Service A-Team 2013 report as one of the top 30 law firms in the United States in client service excellence.
We treat our clients as business partners. In doing so, we learn their business models, goals, and company culture. We listen attentively at all times to their concerns, stay highly responsive to their needs, and collaborate with them to produce results. Please click here to view a recent listing of our client successes.
Communication is crucial to maintaining a close and cooperative relationship with clients. That's why Epstein Becker Green lawyers, from associates to shareholders, prioritize keeping clients informed about the status of their matters, new strategies, and industry developments. The firm ensures that every case and transaction is staffed efficiently and that invoices are itemized clearly. We provide password-protected extranets where clients can share files, contact information, and schedules. We also regularly implement client feedback initiatives and follow up on the responses and suggestions. Even when we're not working on active matters, we stay in touch with our clients to add value in whatever ways we can.
In addition, Epstein Becker Green has a business continuity protocol to ensure the continued operations of the firm if a disaster affects one or several of our offices. As a result, each office is supported by an offsite business continuity location, and our lawyers and staff perform simulations to prepare for continuing client work should a calamity strike. Client service counts at Epstein Becker Green.
A Lifetime Commitment to Diversity
Since our establishment, we have been committed to creating a work environment that promotes diversity of race, religion, ethnicity, and sexual orientation and accommodates employees with disabilities. We realize that diversity is critical to our success, and we welcome the unique perspectives that a diverse workforce brings to the firm, our clients, and our profession. Our ability to draw on talent from a broad range of cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints is a key advantage.
We are proud that our diversity efforts are regularly recognized by various publications and such organizations as the Women in Law Empowerment Forum and the Human Rights Campaign. Please click here for more information on the firm's diversity initiatives and rankings.
Cutting-Edge Knowledge and Real-World Experience
You need legal knowledge tempered by real-world experience and an understanding of the process from all perspectives. Our lawyers augment great legal training with experience as general counsels of major corporations, and service in key government positions with the U.S. Departments of Justice, Labor, and Health and Human Services; the National Labor Relations Board; the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; various U.S. Attorneys' offices; and as staff counsel to congressional committees. One of our members of the firm was former Acting Attorney General of the United States.
Our lawyers stay at the forefront of developments in their areas of practice by actively participating as faculty members at leading universities and law schools, and as members of professional associations around the world. They also speak before civic, educational and business groups, and publish regularly in legal and business journals.