Jay Silverman Elected President of Port Washington’s Temple Beth Israel

Uniondale, Long Island, New York, June 11, 2009 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that partner Jay Silverman has been elected president of Temple Beth Israel in Port Washington for a two-year term. Silverman succeeds Jonathan White as president. Silverman previously served as executive vice president and a prior to that, a trustee of the board.

Silverman, a resident of Port Washington, chairs Ruskin Moscou Faltischek's Healthcare Professionals practice group. He is also co-chair of the firm's Health Law Department and is a member of the Healthcare Finance practice.

Formerly the Assistant General Counsel for the Medical Society of the State of New York, Silverman has extensive experience and knowledge in the area of health law and 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. He represents health care professionals in all aspects of their professional and personal lives. He also represents health care-related businesses, entrepreneurs and enterprises concerning the implementation and execution of their corporate plans.

Presently, Silverman serves as General Counsel to the Suffolk County Medical Society and the Suffolk Academy of Medicine. Silverman also serves on the Associate Board of Trustees of Parker Jewish Geriatrics Institute for Healthcare and Rehabilitation and is a board member of the United Way of Long Island.

For 40 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region's leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients' success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate & securities, financial services, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment and trusts & estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.

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