Washington, DC (July 10, 2015) – Epstein Becker Green (EBG), which recently ranked as the seventh largest firm on the American Health Lawyers Association’s (AHLA’s) list of “Top Ten” firms in 2015, is pleased to continue its support of and leadership within the organization.
The following EBG attorneys currently hold AHLA practice group leadership positions:
- Practice Group Chair
George B. Breen – Health Care Liability and Litigation
- Practice Group Vice-Chair
Gary W. Herschman – Fraud and Abuse
Anjana D. Patel – Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Services
- Task Force Vice-Chair
Clifford E. Barnes – Accountable Care Organization
- Leadership Development Program
Purvi B. Maniar – Behavioral Health Task Force
- Practice Group Committee Co-Chair
Jack Wenik – Fraud and Abuse Practice Group, Enforcement Committee
EBG is also proud to announce that René Quashie, Senior Counsel in EBG’s Health Care and Life Sciences practice, has been recognized as part of AHLA’s Class of 2014 Pro Bono Champions, which was announced by AHLA at this year’s Annual Meeting in Washington, DC (June 29 – July 1, 2015). The Pro Bono Champion Awards recognize AHLA member lawyers who have provided significant pro bono legal services in the health care/health law field, helping to increase the availability and quality of health care or otherwise providing important access to the legal system for those in need. According to AHLA, those recognized “represent excellence in fulfillment of the volunteer tradition of the legal profession.”
In addition, David Matyas,a Member of the Firm in EBG’s Health Care and Life Sciences practice, has been elected an AHLA Fellow by AHLA’s Board of Directors. EBG’s Chair Emeritus Doug Hastings has served as an AHLA Fellow since 2005, following his tenure as AHLA President from 2001 to 2002.
“Our firm has a long history of collaboration with AHLA, and we are proud to commit resources to this vital industry organization through committee involvement, thought leadership, and other support,” said Mark E. Lutes, Chair of Epstein Becker Green.
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 www.ebglaw.com.