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Receives First-Tier Ranking for Health Care Law

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Garfunkel Wild, P.C. is pleased to announce that the firm has received the Metropolitan First-Tier ranking for New York under the category of Health Care Law by U.S. News Media Group/Best Lawyers for the third ...

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Garfunkel Wild, P.C. (GW) is pleased to announce that the firm has received the Metropolitan First-Tier ranking for New York under the category of Health Care Law by U.S. News Media Group/Best Lawyers for the third consecutive year. The rankings in their entirety will be available on www.USNews.com on November 1; national first-tier rankings will be featured in the November 15 Money issue of U.S. News & World Report which is circulated within the financial sector and among C-suite officers.

Presented in tiers both nationally and by metropolitan area or by state, the rankings showcase approximately 9,000 different law firms ranked in one or more of 81 practice areas. Full data is available online for the law firms that received rankings, from the largest firms in the country to hundreds of one-person and two-person law firms, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings.

In addition, GW's founding partner and chairman Robert Andrew Wild and its partner/director Fredrick I. Miller were selected by their peers once again for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2012 under the specialty of Health Care Law. Robert Wild has been listed since 1991 and Fredrick Miller since 2009.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes 43,629 lawyers in 135 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Inclusion in this year's publication is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Best Lawyers lists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers.

The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform digital publisher of news and analysis which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine, the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, www.usnews.com and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Focusing on Health, Money & Business, Education and Public Service/Opinion, the U.S. News Media Group has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information.

Founded in 1980, Garfunkel Wild, P.C. (GW) maintains one of the most active health care practices in the Northeast, while also providing services to many non-health-related clients. Always at the forefront of Federal and State developments, GW meets a full range of needs including strategic planning, complex transactions, exempt and taxable financing, white collar defense, litigation, fraud and abuse, estate planning, elder law, tax issues, real estate, licensing, capital formation, EPA/environmental issues, health information technology, privacy & security and bankruptcy. GW maintains offices in Great Neck, NY; Hackensack, NJ; and Stamford, CT. For more information, visit www.garfunkelwild.com.