BOSTON, Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nixon Peabody's national health care practice has been named "Law Firm of the Year" in Health Care Law by U.S. News and World Report. U.S. News-Best Lawyers selected Nixon Peabody as the top health care law firm in its 2016 survey. Only one U.S. law firm achieves this top distinction each year.
The U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes analyzing evaluations submitted by clients and lawyers and peer review by leading attorneys in the field, as well as supplementary information provided by law firms. In addition to the firm's national practice recognition, Best Lawyers also awarded partner Jill Gordon the only 2016 Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year" recognition in Los Angeles.
"We thank our clients and colleagues for this outstanding recognition from U.S. News-Best Lawyers, and we are privileged to work alongside them as their trusted advisors," said Michele Masucci, partner and leader of Nixon Peabody's national health care industry practice. "As the industry undergoes transformative change, our national practice is guiding its clients through the trends, business drivers, and policy imperatives impacting the delivery, cost, access, and quality of health care."
With 80+ attorneys practicing health care law on a full-time basis in California, Illinois, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Washington, D.C., Nixon Peabody is at the heart of the health care industry. The firm's health care practice works with more than 1,500 clients nationwide including hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, accountable care organizations, long-term care facilities, IPAs and medical groups, and other types of providers. The practice also represents and works with private equity firms and venture capital funds in the health care sector, health IT companies, and the burgeoning consumer-facing and digital health products and services industries.
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