Epstein Becker Green Ranked Among Top Law Firms for Diversity by The American Lawyer and MultiCultural Law Magazines

NEW YORK (June 8, 2011) — The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green today announced that the Firm has been ranked 16th in The American Lawyer's 2011 Diversity Scorecard, and 21st in MultiCultural Law magazine's 2011 "Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity" survey.

Firm member Kenneth G. Standard, Chair of Epstein Becker Green's Diversity and Professional Development Committee, said, "Our firm has had a lifetime commitment to diversity and inclusion, as is demonstrated by these two latest recognitions. We take pride in having our professionals learn from each others' personal knowledge and believe that the personalities, life experiences, and values of our attorneys and staff are essential elements that help to set Epstein Becker Green apart."

The American Lawyer's Diversity Scorecard is an annual ranking of large U.S. law firms according to their percentage of minority attorneys and their percentage of minority partners. The publication surveys the country's largest and highest grossing firms: the largest firms as ranked by the National Law Journal and the highest grossing firms as ranked by The American Lawyer in their AmLaw 200 survey.

MultiCultural Law magazine is dedicated to ensuring workplace diversity and highlighting the roles that minorities and women play in today's business world. The magazine selected its "Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity" based on statistics it compiled after surveying more than 200 top national law firms, in four categories: Women, Associates, Partners and overall Diversity. Additionally, there were four subcategories: African-American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic and Native American.

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 Fortune 100 companies to startups. Our commitment to these practices and industries reflects the founders' belief in focused proficiency paired with seasoned experience.