AEL Again Ranked by Chambers USA as Top Firm for Healthcare and White-Collar Criminal Defense & Government Investigations

June 1, 2023 - David M. Eskew

Abell Eskew Landau LLP (“AEL”) is pleased to announce that the Firm and all three of its Partners were once again recognized in the 2023 Chambers USA Guide as a leading law firm and leading attorneys in multiple categories.

In the 2023 Guide, which was released earlier today, Chambers ranked AEL alongside some of the nation’s largest and most prestigious firms in the categories of Healthcare (NY); Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (NJ); and Litigation: Specialist Firms in White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (NY).

Remarkably, AEL is the only top-ranked law firm in Chamber’s Healthcare (NY) rankings with less than 80 lawyers (AEL has 9) and only one of two law firms with less than 200 lawyers, making AEL a “unicorn” within the legal healthcare market. AEL is a powerhouse healthcare boutique that stands alone in its ability to deliver top-quality healthcare counsel with the unrivaled efficiency and responsiveness of a true boutique law firm.

Indeed, Chambers took particular note of AEL’s “thoughtfulness of approach and efficiency in delivering first-rate results.” With respect to white-collar criminal matters and government investigations, Chambers stated: “AEL has an excellent ability to handle complex white-collar and health regulatory matters.” One client noted, “[t]he Abell Eskew Landau team has terrific experience and a real understanding of how the government works.” Regarding healthcare matters, a client stated that AEL “lawyers have a breadth of experience and they know the subject matter well.”

Chambers also recognized AEL’s partners individually, ranking all three AEL partners as top attorneys for Healthcare (NY) and partner David Eskew as a top lawyer White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations in both NY and NJ. Clients and other attorneys lauded AEL’s partners, describing Scott Landau as “well informed, responsive, and able to clearly explain the risks and benefits of complex legal options in a way that is actionable.” One client described David Eskew as a “real sharp lawyer” and a “strong white-collar practitioner who knows how to interact with judges effectively.” Ken Abell was recognized as “incredibly responsive” and as having “a very strong knowledge of the law,” especially when it comes to “handling complex litigation in the healthcare space.”

AEL’s year-over-year Chambers ranking continues to place it among the nations’ top healthcare Firms, alongside some of the country’s largest and most well-known law firms. Nonetheless, AEL continues to pride itself on being a boutique law firm that specializes in healthcare and white collar parallel criminal and civil cases and government investigations, with a particular expertise in matters involving the False Claims Act (FCA), the Antikickback Statute (AKS), the federal Stark Law, and other healthcare-centric regulatory and enforcement matters. With a growing team of 9 lawyers and 2 paralegals, AEL is capable of handling any matter or client – no matter how large or small – while still maintaining its signature and well-recognized responsive, practical, detail-oriented, evidence-based, and efficient approach.

The complete rankings by Chambers USA appear below:

Abell Eskew Landau

Litigation (NJ) – Band 3

Healthcare (NY) – Band 5

Litigation: Specialist Firms in White-Collar Crime & Investigations (NY) – Band 3

Kenneth M. Abell

Healthcare (NY) – Band 5

David M. Eskew

Healthcare (NY) – Band 5

Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (NJ) – Band 3

Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (NY) – Band 5

Scott R. Landau

Healthcare (NY) – Band 5