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Jeffrey G. Schneider

New York

Jeffrey G. Schneider

For almost 30 years — long before most law firms even had a healthcare practice — Jeffrey Schneider has been advising health industry clients on a wide range of regulatory matters and complex transactions.

Jeff's representations span the full spectrum of healthcare providers, including hospitals, academic medical centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, hospices, and other institutional healthcare providers, as well as physician groups, health networks, and managed care organizations. Jeff heads the firm's New York office health practice.

Jeff has represented many of the top academic medical centers both in New York and nationwide. He has been involved in many "bet the company" transactions, often involving the acquisition or sale of an academic medical center's primary teaching hospital.

In addition to his transactional work, Jeff routinely counsels clients on compliance, governance, coverage and reimbursement, survey and certification, and faculty practice issues. He believes that the best client relationships are those that involve long-term, in-depth representations where he can help provide legal assistance and help, with an eye on the client's broader strategic initiatives and goals.

"A go-to attorney for clients seeking regulatory counsel."

Chambers and Partners

Representative experience

Represented Yeshiva University in a joint collaboration with Montefiore Health System related to Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Restructured a major hospital system in the Midwest and spin-off US$1bn in assets to various system component members.

Represented the State University of New York in the acquisition of several hospitals and the sale of one hospital.

Represented the largest home health agency chain in Florida in a series of acquisitions and restructurings.

Represented a hospital system in Texas in the spin-off of one of its component hospitals.

Served as outside general counsel to one of the component boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Representing several clients in the establishment of new HMOs, ACOs and managed long-term healthcare plans.

Representing Vanderbilt University in the spin-off of its clinical enterprise.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 1986
  • B.A., with highest honors, University of Michigan, 1983


  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, Health Law Section, D.C. Bar Association  

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • New York
  • District of Columbia


Healthcare (New York)

Chambers USA


Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation (Nationwide)

Chambers USA


Healthcare: Service Providers

Legal 500 US


Health Care

New York Super Lawyers

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