RMF Attorney Jay Silverman To Be Honored at LI Herald’s Top Lawyers Awards Gala

Uniondale, NY – August 15, 2022 –Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., announced today that Partner, Jay Silverman, will be an honoree at the LI Herald’s Top Lawyers Gala. The honorees are nominated by members of their community based on their proficiency in a variety of different practices, including banking and finance, corporate, bankruptcy, civil rights, divorce mediation and matrimony, criminal, debt, education, emerging companies and capital, elder law, family law, health care, labor and employment, land use and zoning, mass torts, litigation, medical malpractice, personal injury, tax, real estate, tax certiorari and trust and estates. Mr. Silverman is receiving the 2022 Top Lawyer of Long Island award. The event will be held on September 13th, 2022.

“I am honored to receive this recognition. It is always a pleasure to be recognized by own peers and I am beyond proud to reach the high standards set forth by Top Lawyers,” said Silverman.

Mr. Silverman was the Assistant General Counsel in the Medical Society of the State of New York’s (“MSSNY”) Office of General Counsel where handled all of the organizations legal matters and advised MSSNY members on a variety of medical-legal issues.  After leaving MSSNY, Mr. Silverman entered private practice and since then has devoted his full efforts to the practice of Health Law.

Mr. Silverman has extensive experience in representing individual physicians, large single and multi-specialty physician groups, independent practice associations, licensed health care professionals, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic and treatment facilities, renal dialysis facilities, clinical laboratories, management services organizations, county medical societies and academies of medicine, hospital medical staffs, not for profit organizations, licensed health care facilities and health care businesses.

Mr. Silverman is frequently sought out to lecture on medical-legal issues to medical and legal organizations on topics such as physician employment contracts with health systems, restrictive covenants, business arrangements including shareholder and operating agreements, joint ventures arrangements and mergers, business disputes, the physician discipline process, fraud and abuse, the federal and New York State anti-referral laws; the Medicare and Medicaid Anti-Kickback Statute, fee splitting, New York’s corporate practice of medicine prohibition, hospital privileges issues, demands for repayment by government and private payors, and the privacy and security regulations that are part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”).

Since 1996, Mr. Silverman has been General Counsel to the Suffolk County Medical Society and the Suffolk Academy of Medicine.  Mr. Silverman serves on the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Health Law Section and is chair of the Healthcare Professionals Committee.  He is also a member of the New York State Department of Health Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Review Panel which was created by Chapter 649 of the Laws of 1996 to monitor enrollment of Medicaid recipients in managed care plans and ensure access to care in these health care delivery systems.

For over 50 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., 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 and securities, corporate restructuring & bankruptcy, commercial lending, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment, not-for-profit, cybersecurity and data privacy, energy, and trusts and estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.


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