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Garfunkel Wild P.C.

Healthcare

3 ranked lawyersBand 2New JerseyUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

A highly respected firm for healthcare work, demonstrating expertise in a broad array of matters including HIPAA compliance, home health and medical staff relations, as well as regulatory and Medicare/Medicaid compliance. Also frequently advises clients on healthcare-related M&A and health system consolidation. Offers further experience on issues concerning information technology companies within the healthcare field.

Strengths

One commentator says: "It has been a pleasure working with the entire team - they are all competent, know their subject matter and are pleasant."

"Their advice in addressing regulatory, licensing and insurance-related concerns are among the best I have encountered," says one client. "The attorneys are responsive and collaborative with a client-centric focus that is at the heart of their practice."

Another remarks: "They are very responsive and work to deadlines. Their strengths are their responsiveness and the way they keep us in the loop."

Work highlights

Represented Saint Peter’s University Hospital in a joint venture with a New Jersey entity that owns and operates nursing facilities, which included advising on various corporate, real estate and regulatory matters.

Notable practitioners

Chairman of the firm Andrew Blustein offers experience in handling a wide array of regulatory and transactional matters on behalf of a broad provider client base. He is particularly sought after for his representation of ambulatory surgery centers.
"His advice is always very practical - he has a critical understanding of issues, especially in relation to laboratories." "Andrew is extremely intelligent, easy to work with and responsive. He is very creative yet he looks at the legal and business side." "He has a good understanding of the industry and relevant players."

Jeffrey Brown has a strong transactional and regulatory practice, which includes advising on transactions between nonprofit and for-profit entities, as well as handling reimbursement disputes.
"Jeffrey Brown is an exceptional lawyer - he is a trusted and invaluable adviser." "He's very experienced and can provide guidance in unique circumstances."

Rising star Julia Belton is fast developing a strong reputation in the market for her work advising a range of clients on transactional healthcare matters.
"Julia Belton is a clever, hard-working attorney. She is a talented star on the rise who I have come to trust and rely upon." "She is very responsive, very thorough and terrifically diligent in her approach."

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Healthcare


Andrew Blustein
Band 3
Jeffrey S Brown
Band 3
Julia P. Belton
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