Zoila Sanchez, J.D., M.P.H. joined the Firm full-time upon graduating with her Juris Doctor degree from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.
During law school, Ms. Sanchez served as a Legal Clerk with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Counsel to the Inspector General in Washington, DC, where her work focused on health care fraud and abuse. Additionally, she gained health care legal experience as a Legal Intern for Catholic Health Services of Long Island and a Health Law Fellow for the NYS Bar Association. She has remained actively involved in the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section as a Student Liaison and Volunteer for its annual Emerging Issues in Health Care Conference and Washington Health Law Summit. In addition, Ms. Sanchez clerked for over a year at the Firm while in law school.
Ms. Sanchez has experience in supporting the Firm’s business and health care law, and litigation practice areas. She has supported attorneys representing physicians under OPMC investigation and other licensed professionals in OPD disciplinary cases. Additionally, she has assisted with furthering the Firm’s general business litigation work on matters related to bankruptcy, torts and commercial real estate. Ms. Sanchez has also assisted attorneys with transactional matters regarding corporate formation and organization of physician groups, commercial leases, physician employment agreements, and health care regulatory compliance.
Prior to law school, Ms. Sanchez coordinated quality care and care management efforts with health care providers for a network of Federally Qualified Health Centers. Ms. Sanchez holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stony Brook University, and a Master of Public Health from the University of Arizona.