Garfunkel Wild Defeats Defamation, Fraud, Contract and Tortious Interference Claims Against Peconic Bay Medical Center

October 13, 2021

  Garfunkel Wild won summary judgment dismissal of a multi-million dollar suit filed against Peconic Bay Medical Center based on its filing of a report with the National Practitioner Data Bank that a physician resigned while under investigation.    After the First Department Appellate Division upheld dismissal of defamation and other claims, the New York County …

Garfunkel Wild Defeats Whistleblower Claim Against NYU Langone Health

October 1, 2021

  Garfunkel Wild obtained dismissal of a Health Care Whistleblower Retaliation Claim under New York Labor Law Section 741. The claim against NYU Langone Health, a large health system operating in New York, was brought by a physician who alleged that his employment agreement was not renewed in retaliation for his objection to a purported …

Thirty-Six Garfunkel Wild Attorneys Named 2021 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

September 30, 2021

  Thirty-Six Garfunkel Wild attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers, and 2021 New York Metro/Upstate New York Rising Stars. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars recognize attorneys who exhibit excellence in the practice of law rated by a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The following …

27 Garfunkel Wild Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Best Lawyers in America List

August 19, 2021

  Twenty-seven Garfunkel Wild attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in 2022 The Best Lawyers in America® guide and the Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” list. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional …

Garfunkel Wild Adds Another Lateral Partner

June 3, 2021

  Garfunkel Wild, P.C., a premier law firm with a specialty in health law, is pleased to announce the arrival of Elisabeth A. Pimentel as a partner in the firm’s Health Care and Corporate Practice Groups. Ms. Pimentel who will be based in the firm’s Connecticut office joins from Wiggin and Dana, LLP. “Growing our …