Uniondale, Long Island, New York, January 3, 2005 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that senior associate Jay B. Silverman has been named a partner in the firm, effective January 1, 2005. Silverman is a member of the firm’s Health Law Department and is chair of the Healthcare Professionals practice group. He joined the firm as an associate in May 2000.
“Jay has proven himself to be an invaluable asset to the Health Law Department and to the firm,” noted founding partner Melvyn B. Ruskin. “His election to partner is well deserved, and I am confident he will continue to contribute significantly to the firm’s future growth and success.”
Presently, Silverman represents health care-related businesses, entrepreneurs and enterprises concerning the implementation and execution of their corporate plans. Silverman serves as General Counsel to the Suffolk County Medical Society and the Suffolk Academy of Medicine. He also serves on the Associate Board of Trustees of Parker Jewish Geriatrics Institute for Healthcare and Rehabilitation. Silverman is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association and its Health Law Section and the New York State Bar Association and its Committee on Health Law. He also frequently lectures on medical-legal issues and is the author of numerous articles on the legal aspects of various health care topics.
Silverman is formerly the Assistant General Counsel for the Medical Society of the State of New York, and has extensive experience and knowledge in the area of health law as well as related areas of practice. In his capacity as Assistant General Counsel, Silverman counseled physicians on issues ranging from contractual and managed care issues to professional discipline and hospital privilege matters.
Founded in 1968, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. is one of the most respected and largest multi-practice law firms in the New York metropolitan area. Headquartered in Uniondale, New York and with 65 attorneys in 20 practice areas, the firm offers innovative legal services focused on the client's goals in the areas of corporate & securities, corporate governance, employment, energy, environmental, financial services, banking & bankruptcy, business reorganization, commercial lending, health law, healthcare professionals, intellectual property, life sciences, litigation, municipal & regulatory affairs, real estate, construction, seniors’ housing, technology, trusts & estates, and white collar crime & investigations. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.