Brach Eichler Earns Top Rankings in Chambers USA for 2019

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May 2, 2019 (Roseland, NJ)Brach Eichler LLC has announced that the Firm’s health law and real estate practices have again been recognized by Chambers USA (2019) as among New Jersey’s top law practices. In addition, four of the firm’s attorneys have been highly ranked this year as well.

Brach Eichler’s healthcare law practice was listed by Chambers USA in the Top Tier (Band 2) among health law practices in New Jersey and has been recognized by Chambers every year since 2009.  Chambers USA noted that Brach Eichler is known for “a talented team of practitioners. . .” with “particular strength in representing physicians and physician groups in matters such as certification, licensure and investigations. Also offers notable transactional expertise, including M&A, joint ventures and private equity buyouts.”

Brach Eichler’s real estate practice was also cited for the fourth consecutive year among Band 2 firms in New Jersey, marking the eighth year the practice was recognized by Chambers USA.  Specifically, Chambers USA described the firm as possessing “a significant profile in the market, with considerable capacity in financing and transactional work, including acquisitions and sales of apartment buildings.”

“Chambers USA is recognized for its rigorous standards for identifying the top law practices and attorneys around the world, and we are honored to have been ranked again this year,” noted Healthcare Law Practice Chair and Managing Member John D. Fanburg. “We are very pleased that both our healthcare law and real estate practices, as well as a number of our partners representing those areas of law, have been recognized consistently, especially given New Jersey’s highly competitive and talent-rich legal arena.”

In addition, Chambers USA 2019 recognized the following members of the firm:

John D. Fanburg (Band 1, Healthcare) is the managing member of the firm and chairs its healthcare law practice.  Fanburg has experience representing major health care systems, diverse medical groups, and statewide physician specialty organizations in a wide range of corporate, transactional, M&A, and regulatory matters. Chambers cites sources who refer to Fanburg as “a go-to person for doctors” and “a very fine lawyer.” He is a resident of Livingston, NJ.

Joseph M. Gorrell (Band 2, Healthcare) is a member of the healthcare law practice and counsels hospitals, medical staffs, nursing homes, and individual practitioners on a broad scope of issues ranging from transactional matters to regulatory corrective actions. According to Chambers, Gorrell is praised for his “expertise before the professional boards.” Gorrell is a resident of Bridgewater, NJ.

Alan R. Hammer (Band 1, Real Estate) is a member of the real estate practice and, for nearly 50 years, has concentrated his practice in the areas of investment real estate transactions and tax appeals.  Chambers notes sources who refer to Alan as “a problem solver who closes deals.” Hammer has been named to the first tier of practitioners every year since 2010. He resides in Livingston, NJ.

Allen J. Popowitz (Band 2, Real Estate) is chair of the real estate practice and a member of the real estate tax appeals practice.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial real estate and mortgage lending and advises clients on sales, purchases, financing, leasing, and Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges. Chambers quotes sources who call Popowitz “excellent” and “a very experienced transactional attorney.”  Popowitz is a resident of Franklin Lakes, NJ.

Chambers USA, published annually in May by Chambers and Partners, is based on in-depth interviews by Chambers’ researchers and ranks the leading lawyers and firms in an extensive range of practice areas throughout the country. For additional details about Chambers and its research methodology, visit

About Brach Eichler LLC
Brach Eichler, LLC, is a full-service law firm based in Roseland, NJ.  With over 70 attorneys, the firm is focused in the following practice areas: Health Law; Real Estate; Litigation; Trusts & Estates; Business Transactions and Financial Services; Personal Injury; Criminal Defense and Government Investigations; Employment Services; Environmental & Land Use; Family Law; Patent, Intellectual Property & Information Technology; Real Estate Tax Appeals; Tax; and Cannabis Law.  Brach Eichler attorneys have been recognized by clients and peers alike in Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and New Jersey Super Lawyers. For more information, visit