Jeffrey S. Brown is a Partner/Director of Garfunkel Wild, P.C. who joined the firm in 2001 and has extensive experience in health care and hospital law. Mr. Brown is a member of the Health Care, HIPAA Compliance and Litigation and Arbitration Practice Groups. He represents various hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians' practices and other health care related clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Brown was Chairman of the Health Law Practice Group at Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.C. Prior to that he was Vice President of Legal and Governmental Affairs and Corporate General Counsel for JFK Health Systems, Inc.
Mr. Brown was selected as Leadership Fellow for the State of New Jersey, in which capacity he analyzed the issue of health care in terms of its statewide significance. He was also chosen by former New Jersey Governor James McGreevey as a member of the health care transition team. Mr. Brown was also selected for inclusion in Strathmore's Who's Who for 2005.
A frequent speaker on health care issues, Mr. Brown has lectured at Seton Hall University School of Law, where he serves on the Advisory Board of the Health Law & Policy Program. He has also lectured before the New Jersey Association of Health Care Facilities, Bergen County Medical Society, Bergen County Bar Association, New Jersey Dermatologic Society, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the Franzblau Institute for Continuing Education, WCTC Radio and various cable television programs.
Mr. Brown was the health care editor of the Bergen Barrister and has published articles in the New Jersey Law Journal, Physician's Group Practice Journal, New York Bar Association Newsletter and Bergen Medicine.
Mr. Brown, the partner responsible for the firm's Hackensack, New Jersey office, also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Community Resources Council of Bergen County.