Garfunkel Wild, P.C. (GW) is pleased to announce that founding partner/chairman Robert A. Wild has been selected by Long Island Business News (LIBN) to the Leadership in Law Class of 2011 in the Firm Partner" category. An awards dinner took place at the Crest Hollow County Club on Monday, November 14, to celebrate those being honored. In its first year, the LIBN awards program is dedicated to those outstanding individuals whose leadership, both in the legal profession and in the community, has had a positive impact on Long Island. Selection of winners was based on nominations, including testimonials from superiors, peers and clients, and biographical information that reflected the individual's career and professional accomplishments.
Mr. Wild brings with him years of legal experience and insight when addressing the legal, regulatory, business and financial needs of the firm's clients. His principal activities include complex transactions for healthcare providers, including regulatory, compliance, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust, reimbursement, professional conduct and patient issues, real estate, graduate medical education and more. Clients include an array of national and regional healthcare provider institutions, companies, practitioners and not-for-profit groups, as well as clients in other industries.
Along with providing counsel to clients, Mr. Wild is also Board Chair for United Way of Long Island and Director of the Nassau Interim Finance Authority (NIFA). He has been included in Super Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers and Partners as America's leading business lawyer in Health Care for several consecutive years. Formerly an Adjunct Professor of Health Law at Hofstra University Law School, he is a frequent lecturer and author in the field of health law. Mr. Wild received his BA from SUNY Buffalo and his JD from St. John's University School of Law.
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.