Uniondale, NY – May 10, 2021 –– Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., announced today that Partner Ellen F. Kessler will be recognized as one of the region’s Outstanding Women in Law by Hofstra Law. The event will take place on June 23, 2021.
The annual Hofstra Law Outstanding Women in Law Reception brings together judges, attorneys, business executives and professors to recognize and celebrate women who have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal community.
“We are extremely proud that Hofstra Law has recognized Ellen’s outstanding work, leadership and dedication to her clients in her field,” said Adam Silvers, Managing Partner, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.
Ellen is a member of the Firm’s Health Law Department, bringing special expertise as both an experienced attorney and a registered nurse. She assists healthcare clients in structuring business relationships and transactions to comply with Federal and State laws including self-referral, anti-kickback and professional misconduct statutes, and advises clients on mergers, acquisitions and establishment of professional practices, employment/professional service relationships, HIPAA compliance, and regulatory and professional licensure issues under state and federal law.
Prior to her career in law, she had a distinguished career in nursing and nursing education at various New York hospitals. She graduated the Hofstra University School of Law in 1986 with distinction. At law school, she served as a member of the Hofstra Law Review, as coordinator of the Law Review’s Topic Research and Development program, and as a Moot Court Judge. After law school, she served as law clerk to Judge Jacob Mishler in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. In 2009, Ellen was installed as a director of the Nassau County Bar Association for a three-year term. She is a member of the Association’s Hospital & Health Law Committee for which she has served as a past chair and vice-chair. Additionally, she is a member of the New York State Bar Association and its Health Law Section, a member of the Brandeis Association, and serves as an officer of the Jewish Lawyers Association of Nassau County.
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.