Syma Shulman Levine

Partner
Long Island
3 Dakota Drive
Suite 300
Lake Success, NY 11042

Tel: (516) 592-5825
Fax: (516) 775-4230
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Practice Areas

  • Attorney Disciplinary Matters
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Contracts
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Employment, Shareholder, and Partnership Agreements
  • General Business/Corporate
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Health Care Transactional
  • Health Law
  • Healthcare
  • Litigation
  • OPMC Defense
  • Professional Misconduct/OPMC
  • Provider Agreements

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Syma Shulman Levine

Partner

Syma Shulman Levine is a Partner in the Health Law Practice Group at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP. Syma has substantial expertise in healthcare transactional work, as well as regulatory and related corporate matters. Syma also does extensive work in employment law. Representing a broad client base, Syma has significant experience in negotiating complex deals and drafting sophisticated legal documents, as well as in commercial litigation. She has also served as a neutral mediator in the healthcare and employment arenas.

Syma routinely negotiates and prepares agreements in connection with practice development, acquisitions, and dissolutions for a broad client base. She prepares her clients for the challenges of the ever-changing landscape of practicing medicine, dentistry, and the full range of allied health fields. Syma focuses her regulatory work on counseling clients to assure compliance with the vast set of regulations affecting the healthcare industry.

For a broad array of privately held businesses, Syma is often involved in employment matters such as hiring, executive compensation and severance packages; negotiation of restrictive covenants; discipline, terminations, and benefits; policy statements and employment and compliance manuals. Representing multi-national clients doing business in Israel, she also served as special counsel in Labor and Employment Law to the Herzog, Fox, Neeman Law Offices in Tel Aviv, Israel. In 2016, she founded the Melanoma Awareness Campaign, whose theme is, “Love the Skin You’re In; Protect, Inspect, Get checked!”

Syma’s writings include: “Electronic Records and Signatures for the Health Care Provider, Legal Manual for New York Physicians (Fifth Edition 2017); “Hospital Outsourcing Continues to Expand,” Hospital and Healthcare Newsletter (March 2004); “Toward Competent Counsel,” 13 Rutgers Law Journal, No.2, 227-284 (1982); and “A Theoretical Analysis of the Effects of Affirmative Action on Self-Concept and Personal Expectations,” Barnard Journal of Psychology (Spring 1978).

Syma earned her Juris Doctorate (cum laude) from Harvard Law School as well as attended Columbia Law School earning the award of Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. She earned her B.A. from Barnard College, graduating Phi Beta Kapa and Summa Cum Laude.

Syma is admitted to practice law in the States of New York and New Jersey and in the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Syma is a member of the Nassau County Jewish Lawyers Association and the Jewish Law Institute Advisory Board of Touro Law Center.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., Cum Laude
  • Columbia Law School, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Barnard College, B.A., Phi Beta Kapa, Summa Cum Laude

Publications

  • “Electronic Records and Signatures for the Health Care Provider, Legal Manual for New York Physicians (Fifth Edition 2017)
  • “Hospital Outsourcing Continues to Expand,” Hospital and Healthcare Newsletter (March 2004)
  • “Toward Competent Counsel,” 13 Rutgers Law Journal, No.2, 227-284 (1982)
  • “A Theoretical Analysis of the Effects of Affirmative Action on Self-Concept and Personal Expectations,” Barnard Journal of Psychology (Spring 1978)

Professional Associations and Memberships

Nassau County Jewish Lawyers Association, Member

Jewish Law Institute Advisory Board of Touro Law Center, Member