The Nan Gallagher Law Group is proud to announce that Nan Gallagher has, once again, been selected to the 2022 New Jersey Super LawyersTM list in the field of Healthcare. Ms. Gallagher has been recognized as both a National and New Jersey Super LawyerTM for the 6th year in a row. Blair Zwillman, who co-chairs the Firm’s Criminal and White Collar Crime Divisions, received this prestigious honor for another year in a row as as well. Len Garza, Special Counsel to the Firm and the co-chair of the Litigation and Transactional Division, received his first coveted selection this year. “I am so honored that our dedication to our craft has been recognized by our clients and our peers. Every day presents a new opportunity to do what we love and to do it well,” Ms. Gallagher said.
Super LawyersTM, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5% of attorneys in New Jersey receive this professional distinction. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
Nan Gallagher has devoted her career exclusively to the advocacy of healthcare professionals and entities. An accomplished healthcare and employment litigator and administrative attorney, she focuses her practice on licensing, regulatory and credentialing matters in New Jersey and New York, all facets of administrative professional discipline, litigation, Medical Staff and Society representation, General Counsel services, summary suspensions and fair hearings, hearing officer services, privileged QA peer review investigations, credentialing guidance, EMR and cybersecurity counseling, physician and practice contracts, leases, practice sales, estate planning for medical practices, physician burnout & impairment, disruptive behavior, online reputatation management, employment and labor counseling, out-of-network appeals, audits, billing and coding counseling, telemedicine, and mock agency inspections. She is proud to be a Certified HIPAA Administrator and OSHA Compliance Analyst.
Blair R. Zwillman co-chairs the Firm’s Criminal and White Collar Crime Divisions and has over 40 years of experience with the criminal justice system. After serving as a Law Clerk to Superior Court Judge Joseph M. Thuring in Hudson County, he became a Deputy Attorney General in the Division of Criminal Justice, a section of the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, where he prosecuted cases. In 1979, Blair left state service and began the private practice of criminal law, with his primary goal to assist and defend those charged with crime. He works hand in hand with physicians to protect their rights in criminal and administrative actions.
Len Garza serves as Special Counsel to the Firm and co-chairs the Litigation and Transactional Divisions. He and Ms. Gallagher have maintained a longstanding professional relationship since their days engaging in sophisticated medical malpractice defense of physicians and provide a collaborative approach toward the client experience. In addition to litigation, Len has extensive experience representing medical practices, healthcare entities, companies, business owners, and other stakeholders offering a wide variety of complex business and corporate services including entity formation, corporate governance, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, real estate transactions, sales, 501(c)(3) compliance and counseling, and more. Len routinely represents the firm’s clients in a broad range of commercial transactions, including the review, draft, and negotiation of a vast array of business agreements including those with shareholders, vendors, clients, partners, employees, and associates.
Len also counsels clients on estate planning matters, including the formation of trusts, wills and other structures, all designed to transfer assets to heirs and to charities in a tax-efficient manner that achieves the goals and respects the values of our clients.