February 17, 2022 | Firm Announcements | 2 minute read
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Washington, DC (February 17, 2022) – Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that Clifford E. Barnes, Member of the Firm in the Health Care & Life Sciences practice, has been selected for inclusion in Savoy Magazine’s 2022 Most Influential Black Lawyers list.
The list is comprised of the “best of the best” of Black lawyers that are partners within leading national law firms, corporate and general counsel from Fortune 1000 corporations. According to Savoy, the “issue focuses on the top lawyers, showcasing visionaries, leaders and advocates—including partners and counsel—within the legal profession who are widely recognized for their professionalism, protection of rights and community service.”
“I’m honored and humbled to be recognized among so many esteemed counsel,” said Mr. Barnes. “Thank you, Savoy, for recognizing my work and ongoing efforts to excel within the legal profession.”
As the nation’s aging population drives the demand for patient-centered and value-based health care, Cliff is advising post-acute health care providers, Medicaid, and managed care companies on meeting the need. He has practiced health care law since its inception; his big-picture insights add value to clients’ innovations, from product inception to rollout. Clients rely on his guidance in acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, and related regulatory compliance as they expand access to care and their businesses. Boards of directors and company leaders value his business practicality and embrace of good opportunities. Startup companies also rely on Cliff’s bootstrap-friendly, outside general counsel advice to bring their products and services to market.
A co-founder of the Medicaid Health Plans of America, Inc., Cliff is focusing his industry leadership on the intersection of Medicaid and managed care with expansion of mental health care provided by members of the national trade association. In 2020, Cliff was elected as Fellow of the American Health Law Association.
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