New York, NY (May 31, 2017) – The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that it has been named a top-tier recommended law firm in the category “Healthcare: Health Insurers” in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 United States.

In addition, the firm was recommended in the following seven practice areas:

  • Healthcare: service providers
  • Employee health and retirement plans
  • Immigration
  • Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Labor-management relations
  • Workplace and Employment Counseling
  • M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)

Furthermore, two EBG attorneys were listed as “Leading Lawyers”—Steven Epstein and David Matyas (who was also named to The Legal 500 Hall of Fame)—and 48 attorneys were recommended in the guide’s editorial commentary as top attorneys in their areas of focus. (See below).

Leading Lawyers

Healthcare: Health Insurers

  • Steven Epstein

Healthcare: Service Providers

  • David Matyas - named to The Legal 500 Hall of Fame

Recommended Lawyers

Healthcare: Health Insurers

  • George Breen
  • David Florin
  • Melissa Jampol
  • Leonard Lipsky
  • Joseph Lynch
  • Patricia Wagner

Healthcare: Service Providers

  • Anthony Argiropoulos
  • George Breen
  • David Florin
  • Gary Herschman
  • Melissa Jampol
  • Thomas Kane
  • Joseph Lynch
  • David Weiss
  • Jack Wenik

Employee Health and Retirement Plans

  • Michelle Capezza
  • Sharon Lippett
  • Christopher McMican


  • Jungmin Choi
  • Pierre Georges Bonnefil
  • Robert Groban

Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense

  • Barry Asen
  • Patrick Brady
  • Deborah DeHart Cannavino
  • John Fullerton
  • David Garland
  • Ronald Green
  • Carmine Iannaccone
  • Daniel Levy
  • Michael Kun
  • Frank Morris
  • Allen Roberts

Labor-Management Relations

  • Adam Abrahms
  • Jeremy Brown
  • Adam Forman
  • Steven Swirsky
  • Mark Trapp

Workplace and Employment Counseling

  • Jeremy Brown
  • Deborah DeHart Cannavino
  • David Garland
  • Marc Mandelman
  • William Milani
  • Maxine Neuhauser
  • Ian Carleton Schaefer
  • Joshua Stein
  • Peter Stein
  • George Carroll Whipple

M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500M)

  • Jeffrey Becker
  • Amy Dow
  • Steven Epstein
  • John Gleason
  • Douglas Hastings
  • Gary Herschman
  • Katherine Lofft
  • Mark Lutes
  • Joseph Lynch
  • Kevin Ryan

The Legal 500 Series, which includes a United States edition, surveys more than 250,000 corporate counsel each year to select the leading law firms and lawyers in specific legal practice areas and industries. The Legal 500 United States is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.

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 locations throughout the United States and supporting domestic and multinational clients, the firm’s attorneys are committed to uncompromising client service and legal excellence.  For more information, visit

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