Epstein Becker Green Expands Health Care and Life Sciences Practice in Southern California and Washington, D.C., by Adding Kim Tyrrell-Knott

NEW YORK (August 6, 2012) — The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green (EBG) continues to expand its presence in Southern California and Washington, D.C., through the recent addition of Kim Tyrrell-Knott, a seasoned health care IT attorney. Tyrrell-Knott joins the Health Care and Life Sciences practice as a Member of the Firm in the Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., offices.

Tyrrell-Knott was formerly an Associate General Counsel with GE Healthcare IT, where she served as strategic legal partner to the executive management team of various software and technology based global business units, including mobile applications and cloud based offerings. In addition, she oversaw all legal aspects of business strategy and operations, including business development, commercial initiatives, and product development.

"The use of mobile technology in the delivery of health care services continues to play a part in the transformation of the health care system including research, business diversification, and disease management product support. We remain committed to strengthening our mhealth platform and capabilities nationally," said Wendy C. Goldstein, Chair of the firm's national Health Care and Life Sciences Practice Steering Committee.

"In addition to her health care IT experience, Kim has an extensive breadth of knowledge in a broad range of healthcare regulatory issues as well as developing and implementing comprehensive compliance programs," said David Jacobs, Managing Shareholder of the firm's Los Angeles office.

Tyrrell-Knott said, "In addition to its impressive bench strength and client roster in health care and life sciences, Epstein Becker Green is known for its steadfast commitment to client service and value. These are qualities in a law firm that were critical to me from an in-house perspective, and thus attracted me."

Recent hires in the firm's West Coast and Washington, D.C., offices include: Dale Bonner, Strategic Counsel with EBG Advisors, Inc., in the Los Angeles office; Adam Abrahms, a Member of the Firm in the Labor and Employment and Health Care and Life Sciences practices, in the Los Angeles office; and Dena Narbitz, a Member of the Firm in the Labor and Employment practice, in the San Francisco office; Christopher Locke, a Member of the Firm in the Corporate Services practice, in the Washington, D.C., office; and René Quashie, Senior Counsel in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the Washington, D.C., office.

About EBG's Health Care and Life Sciences Practice

Epstein Becker Green was founded as a law firm dedicated to the health care industry. Today, there are more than 100 attorneys in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice. These attorneys serve a wide spectrum of health care organizations in capacities ranging from general counsel to special counsel on particularly complex issues. EBG's clients include academic medical centers, ambulatory care facilities, biotechnology and life sciences companies, health plans and other healthcare insurers, hospitals and health systems, investment banks and venture capital firms, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, physician group practices/management companies, post-acute and long-­term care providers, and suppliers and distributors. Epstein Becker Green recently received the 2012 Chambers USA Award for Excellence in the Healthcare category.

About Epstein Becker Green

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., founded in 1973, is a national law firm with approximately 300 lawyers practicing in 11 offices, in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, San Francisco, Stamford, and Washington, D.C. The firm 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. Epstein Becker Green 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. For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.

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