March 21, 2012
-- Garfunkel Wild, P.C. (GW) is pleased to announce that partner/director Jeffrey S. Brown has been selected for inclusion in the 2012 New Jersey Super Lawyers for the third consecutive year. Partner Stacey L. Gulick and Associate Kimberly Kempton-Serra are featured under “Rising Stars.” This is the second consecutive listing for Ms. Kempton-Serra. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers.
Jeffrey S. Brown, Partner/Director of the firm’s Hackensack, NJ, office and member of the Health Care, HIPAA Compliance, Insurance Regulatory and Litigation & Arbitration Practice Groups, specializes in healthcare and hospital law. He represents various hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians’ practices and other health care-related clients. A frequent speaker on health care issues, he has lectured at Seton Hall University School of Law (where he serves on the Advisory Board of the Health Law & Policy Program), as well as before the New Jersey Association of Health Care Facilities, Bergen County Medical Society, Bergen County Bar Association, and more.
Stacey L. Gulick, a GW Partner, is a member of the Health Care, HIPAA Compliance, Health Care Information and Technology, and Compliance and White Collar Crime Defense Practice Groups. Ms. Gulick has extensive experience in health care administration, having worked as a medical staff coordinator, risk manager and compliance officer for several years prior to becoming an attorney. She has published a number of articles relating to electronic communication and risks associated with social media in healthcare in a number of professional publications, including Corporate Compliance Insights, New Jersey Law Journal, Journal of American College of Radiology, and more.
Kimberly Kempton-Serra, a GW Associate and member of the Business and Health Care Practice Groups, advises clients on a host of health care and general commercial matters. These include business structuring, federal and state law regulatory compliance, tax issues, mergers, sales and acquisitions of various health care entities, technology contracts and employment and equity ownership agreements for practices and health care facilities. She is an Adjunct Professor in the MSJ Program at Seton Hall University School of Law, where she teaches Health Law. She has authored several publications relating to corporate health care matters, including Tax Principles Concerning Buy-Outs and Related Post-Withdrawal Compensation Issues, Second Edition Representing Physicians Handbook, Chapter 6, American Health Lawyers Association, November 2009.
Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Part of the Thomson Reuters, Legal, Business of Law group, Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in a particular state, who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Super Lawyers can be found online at www.superlawyers.com, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.
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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.