Procopio Partner Jody Root Named "San Diego Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year" for 2012 by Best Lawyers
San Diego, CA - Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named George L. (“Jody”) Root, Jr. as the “San Diego Best Lawyers Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year” for 2012.
Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers, says, “We continue to believe – as we have believed for more than 25 years – that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession. We would like to congratulate George L. Root, Jr. on being selected as the ‘San Diego Best Lawyers Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year’ for 2012.”
Root is the leader of Procopio’s Health Care Practice Group and represents health care providers, especially in the formation of integrated delivery systems, nonprofit organizations, health care districts, medical staff relations, mental health law, provider relationships with third-party payors, medical groups, IPAs, and county operated health systems. In addition to his practice, Root is an adjunct professor at University of California, San Diego, University of California, Irvine, and California Western School of Law. He is a member of various other professional associations, and also very active in community activities, especially those involving children.
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in our surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
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