About Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C.
The attorneys of Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C. assist members of the healthcare industry including physicians, healthcare providers and health-related businesses with a wide array of legal services including corporate and transactional matters, civil and administrative litigation, healthcare regulatory issues, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, and commercial real estate transactions. Outside of the healthcare industry, we similarly assist businesses and business owners with respect to corporate and commercial matters, business disputes, litigation, financing, documenting secured transactions and commercial real estate transactions.
Our law firm brings decades of experience to the practice of healthcare law in the following areas:
Joint ventures and transactions involving physicians and other professionals, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, third party payors, management companies, and other participants within the heathcare industry, including Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs), Office-Based Surgery (OBS) Practices, Independent Practice Associations (IPAs), Imaging Centers and Multi-Specialty Practices.
Disputes, investigations and disciplinary proceedings involving medical staff privileging, academic appointments and hospital employment,
and resident and fellow discipline proceedings.
Sale/transfer of physician practices to hospitals and hospital systems.
Professional licensing, and OPMC/OPD investigations and proceedings, including coordination with The Physician Health Program for New York State the Committee for Physician Health (“CPH”).
Regulatory analysis and compliance with federal and state laws affecting the healthcare industry, including those relating to fraud and abuse, compliance and anti-kickback prohibitions, Stark, HIPAA, HITECH, corporate practice and fee-splitting.
Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights litigation and proceedings involving hospitals, healthcare providers and business organizations.
Managed Care, Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid compliance, audits and appeals, and disputes with the New York State Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG).
Litigation/arbitration of commercial disputes, including group practice break-ups, physician buy-outs, restrictive covenants, and physician/employee departures.
Employment agreements and employment-related disputes.
We have a similar depth of experience representing small and mid-sized businesses, and their owners, in complex transactional, commercial and litigation matters, such as:
Financing and Secured Transactions.
Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights.
Sale and acquisition of businesses.
Commercial and Bankruptcy litigation
Real estate leasing/licensing and transactions.
Complementing our experience and knowledge is a thorough understanding of the unique legal and business needs of individuals and businesses participating in the healthcare industry, a passion for providing the highest caliber of legal representation to each of our clients, and a willingness to work with our clients to determine the most cost-effective legal strategies best suited to addressing their specific needs and obtaining their desired goals.
A Firm Dedicated to the Needs of the Healthcare Industry
Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C., is dedicated to representing physicians and other healthcare providers in the complex and ever-changing practice of healthcare law. From negotiating a hospital’s acquisition of a medical practice, to defending a physician in a medical staff privileging summary suspension hearing, to responding to a Medicare or third-party commercial payer audit, the attorneys at Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C., routinely involve themselves in cutting-edge healthcare law issues. Our services also include bankruptcy matters, with an emphasis on healthcare related issues, by senior lawyers with broad based experience. All of our attorneys are responsive and personally involved in the legal matters affecting each of our clients.
A Firm Adept in Addressing the Legal Needs of Small and Mid-Sized Businesses
In 2004, Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C. began to expand its services in the representation of small and mid-sized businesses. Using their experience in commercial finance, secured transactions and general business law, business and real estate transactions, bankruptcy law and commercial litigation, Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C. attorneys are able to address most of the legal needs of small to mid-sized businesses. As with our healthcare clients, our general business clients are provided the services of highly experienced attorneys, who are responsive to their specific needs.
Personal Attention and Cost-Efficiency
Our status as a small hands-on boutique law firm allows our attorneys to develop a personal, one-on-one professional relationship with all of our clients, conducive to client satisfaction and the development of a successful attorney-client relationship at an affordable cost. Our size also allows us to learn in detail the particular business and legal needs of our clients, and to provide to each client the optimal, cost-effective level of staffing and resources to meet those specific needs.
A History of Service
Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C., was founded in 2002 with the goal of providing physicians and other participants in the healthcare industry access to a responsive, personalized law firm devoted to their specific, unique needs. We subsequently expanded our practice to similarly address the needs of other small and mid-sized business, and their owners. Our attorneys have backgrounds with some of the most well-known and prestigious law firms on Long Island and in Manhattan. Many of our attorneys have spent the bulk of their legal careers providing services in the healthcare field, developing experience and familiarity with the strategic and day-to-day issues faced by physicians, other healthcare providers, and business organizations servicing the healthcare industry. Our attorneys also have broad business law experience that includes litigation and transactions throughout the healthcare industry, and on behalf of a diverse range of small to mid-sized business.
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