Epstein Becker Green Recognized for Work in Health Care Industry; Receives 2012 Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Healthcare

NEW YORK (June 12, 2012) — The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green (EBG) today announced it was recognized by Chambers & Partners with the 2012 Award for Excellence in Healthcare. The prestigious award was announced by Chambers USA at its Awards for Excellence gala, held in New York on June 7, 2012.

"The Chambers USA Award for Excellence means a great deal to Epstein Becker Green because it is based on client feedback and peer recognition. The firm has the exceptional privilege of collaborating with and supporting our health care industry clients in a broad number of innovative projects. We are both humbled and appreciative of this recognition," said Douglas A. Hastings, Chair of the firm's Board of Directors and a Member of the Firm's Health Care and Life Sciences practice. "We would especially like to thank our clients who recommended us for this honor and who put their trust and faith in our attorneys."

In addition to this distinction, the firm received top rankings in some practice areas in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, including:

  • Ranked in Healthcare Nationwide, in the District of Columbia, Georgia, and New York
  • Ranked in Labor and Employment in New Jersey and New York
  • Ranked in Employee Benefits in New Jersey

And, 24 EBG attorneys were individually recognized as "Leaders in Their Field," including: Jeffrey H. Becker, Robert N. Berg, Patrick G. Brady, Joan A. Disler, Steven B. Epstein, David W. Garland, Wendy C. Goldstein, Ronald M. Green, Robert S. Groban, Jr., Barry Guryan, Douglas A. Hastings, Carmine A. Iannaccone, Michael S. Kun, Mark Lutes, David E. Matyas, Kenneth G. Menendez, Kerry M. Parker, David Poppick, Lynn Shapiro Snyder, Peter Stein, Frederick Warren Strasser, Bradley Merrill Thompson, Amy Traub, and Carrie Valiant.

About EBG's Health Care and Life Sciences Practice
Epstein Becker Green was founded as a law firm dedicated to the health care industry. With 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.

About Chambers USA
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, published by Chambers & Partners in London, is a widely respected, annual directory of America's preeminent lawyers. The directory ranks and reviews U.S. law firms and lawyers based on in-depth interviews with lawyers and their clients conducted by independent researchers. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients. The directory covers all the major practice areas at a national level, as well as the key legal specialties within each state. For more information, visit www.chambersandpartners.com.

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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