Epstein Becker Green’s Health Care, Labor and Employment, and Litigation Practices Rank Nationally in U.S.News – Best Lawyers

NEW YORK (November 1, 2011) — National law firm Epstein Becker Green is pleased to announce its Health Care and Life Sciences practice ranked in Tier 1 for national health care law in U.S.News — Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Rankings for 2011-2012. The Firm also ranked nationally in Labor and Employment and Litigation.

The national first-tier rankings will be featured in U.S. News & World Report's Money issue, on newsstands November 15, 2011; the national and metropolitan first-tier rankings are featured in the "Best Law Firms" standalone publication, which is being distributed to 30,000 general counsel and in digital format to 58,000 private practice lawyers worldwide; the rankings in their entirety are posted online at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

NATIONALLY RANKED

Health Care Law
Employment Law — Management
Labor Law — Management
Litigation — Labor & Employment

METROPOLITAN AREA OFFICE RANKINGS

TIER 1  

Atlanta
Health Care Law

New York City
Elder Law
Health Care Law
Immigration Law
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law — Management

Washington, D.C.
Health Care Law

New Jersey
Employment Law - Management

TIER 2  

Atlanta              
Employment Law — Management
Franchise Law
Litigation — Labor & Employment

Houston
Employment Law — Management
Labor Law — Management

New York City
Litigation — Labor & Employment

Newark
Labor Law - Management

The U.S.News — Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. An unprecedented amount of data was collected in the project's second year, and this combined data resulted in the 2011-2012 "Best Law Firms" rankings. The rankings, which are presented in tiers, showcase 9,633 different law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 75 major legal practice areas and in metropolitan or state rankings in one or more of 119 major legal practice areas. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers as part of the annual peer review assessment.

About Epstein Becker Green

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., founded in 1973, is a national law firm with approximately 300 lawyers practicing in 10 offices, in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, 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 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.