Lawyers in Health Law, Employment, and Corporate Rank as Leading Lawyers in State
BALTIMORE June 9, 2006 – LAWFUEL – Press Release Service – For the third year in a row, Ober|Kaler’s Health Law practice ties for first place in state rankings according to -survey results published in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers.
Chambers USA is a compilation of the country’s most widely recommended law firms and lawyers. The peer-based rankings are widely considered the gold standard for legal excellence.
According to the publication, Ober|Kaler’s “excellent and exceptional healthcare team” has been involved in “some of the largest healthcare fraud settlements of the past five years.” Thirty-two attorneys practice in the firm’s Health Law Group making it one of the largest health law practices in the nation.
Several of the firm’s attorneys are ranked as leaders in their respective fields. With top tier ranking, Sanford Teplitzky, chair of Ober|Kaler’s Health Law practice, received “exceptional recommendations” from his clients and peers according to Chambers USA. He “brings valuable government experience and an excellent reputation to the healthcare team” and is recognized as a “major national player.”
Health Law principal Howard Sollins is described as an “extremely knowledgeable attorney with a good name for representing clients in the senior living industry.”
Jeff Miles is noted by peers for his “health care antitrust enforcement background in the DOJ,” and is described as having written the Antitrust Health Care Handbook “the leading treatise on healthcare antitrust law.”
Pamela White, chair of the firm’s Employment & Labor Group, is recognized as a top attorney in Maryland. A former president of the Maryland State Bar Association and Life Fellow of the American Bar Association, Ms. White is described as a “hard-hitting advocate” for both management and plaintiffs.
Chambers USA identifies Kenneth Abel, co-chair of Ober|Kaler’s Business & Tax practice, and refers to him as a “standout lawyer” because he is “extremely smart, mature beyond his years, reflective and has great judgment.”
About Chambers USA
Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers rankings are the result of 10,000 interviews conducted with attorneys and clients across the United States to gauge the market’s perception of those lawyers and law firms that are considered leaders in their field. Selected for inclusion are attorneys and firms that garnered the most compelling commentary on legal skill, diligence, commitment to client service and other qualities important to purchasers of legal services.
Ober|Kaler is a national law firm providing integrated regulatory, transactional, and litigation services to financial, health care, construction, and other business organizations. The firm has more than 125 attorneys, and offices in Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Falls Church.