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Fifty-Five Epstein Becker Green Attorneys Recognized for Professional Excellence–Two Attorneys Distinguished as “Lawyer of the Year”–by The Best Lawyers in America 2021

New York, NY (August 20, 2020) – Fifty-five attorneys from Epstein Becker Green (EBG) have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Best Lawyers® compiles lists of outstanding and distinguished attorneys by conducting peer-reviewed surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate the professional abilities of their peers within their geographical and legal practice area. We are proud of this group of highly respected attorneys and would like to offer our congratulations to those being recognized.

Each year, Best Lawyers also honors individual attorneys who receive the highest overall peer feedback in each practice area and location with the “Lawyer of the Year” recognition. EBG is proud to share that Anjana D. Patel and Peter M. Stein, Members of the Firm, have been recognized with a “Lawyer of the Year” designation in the practice areas of Health Care Law and Labor Law – Management, respectively.

The EBG attorneys selected for The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 are:

BALTIMORE, MD

Joshua J. Freemire
Health Care Law

CHICAGO, IL

James J. Oh
Employment Law – Management

Lee T. Polk
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Labor Law – Management

Kevin J. Ryan
Health Care Law

Peter A. Steinmeyer
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management

DETROIT, MI

Adam S. Forman
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management

Christopher A. McMican
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

LOS ANGELES, CA

Jonathan M. Brenner
Employment Law – Management

James A. Goodman
Litigation – Labor and Employment

David Jacobs
Litigation – Labor and Employment

NASHVILLE, TN

Julie Watson Lampley
Health Care Law

Richard W. Westling
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

NEW YORK, NY

Peter L. Altieri
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Jeffrey H. Becker
Health Care Law

Erika C. Collins
Employment Law – Management

James S. Frank
Labor Law – Management

Arthur J. Fried
Health Care Law

John F. Fullerton III
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment

David W. Garland
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management

Ronald M. Green
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Gretchen Harders
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Melissa L. Jampol
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Marc A. Mandelman
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Michael F. McGahan
Employment Law – Management

William J. Milani
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management

Allen B. Roberts
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management

Ian Carleton Schaefer
Employment Law – Management

Dean L. Silverberg
Employment Law – Management

Steven M. Swirsky
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management

George Carroll Whipple, III
Litigation – Labor and Employment

NEWARK, NJ

Patrick G. Brady
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Qui Tam Law

James P. Flynn
Commercial Litigation

Gary W. Herschman
Health Care Law

Carmine A. Iannaccone
Employment Law – Management

Anthony J. Laura
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Randall H. Lee
Health Care Law

Theodora McCormick
Commercial Litigation

Anjana D. Patel
Health Care Law – “Lawyer of the Year”

Clara H. Rho
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Jack Wenik
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense: White–Collar
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

PRINCETON, NJ

Anthony Argiropoulos
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Health Care

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Steven R. Blackburn
Employment Law – Management

STAMFORD, CT

Deborah DeHart Cannavino
Litigation – Labor and Employment

David S. Poppick
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Peter M. Stein
Labor Law – Management – “Lawyer of the Year”

WASHINGTON, DC

Paul DeCamp
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Steven B. Epstein
Health Care Law

Stuart M. Gerson
Health Care Law

Douglas A. Hastings
Health Care Law

Mark E. Lutes
Health Care Law

David E. Matyas
Health Care Law

Frank C. Morris, Jr.
Employment Law – Management

Lynn Shapiro Snyder
Health Care Law

Bradley Merrill Thompson
FDA Law

Carrie Valiant
Health Care Law

About The Best Lawyers in America©

Recognition in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, our publications have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

Our lists of outstanding lawyers are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. If the votes for a lawyer are positive enough for recognition in Best Lawyers, that lawyer must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain in each edition. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be recognized by Best Lawyers.

About Epstein Becker Green

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., is a national law firm with a primary focus on health care and life sciences; employment, labor, and workforce management; and litigation and business disputes. Founded in 1973 as an industry–focused firm, Epstein Becker Green has decades of experience serving clients in health care, financial services, retail, hospitality, and technology, among other industries, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Operating in offices throughout the U.S. and supporting clients in the U.S. and abroad, the firm’s attorneys are committed to uncompromising client service and legal excellence. For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.