Albany, NY (Vocus) July 26, 2010
Marcia B. Smith, a partner at Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde, LLP in Albany, NY, was the honoree at The Long Island Home’s Fifth Annual Golf Classic in Hempstead, New York. Ms. Smith was recognized for her outstanding expertise in both not-for-profit and healthcare law and her personal commitment to providing legal counsel to The Long Island Home.
The event, which took place on June 21, 2010, was attended by more than 200 people and raised $40,000 to assist in funding a new Outpatient Child and Adolescent Clinic. Ms. Smith has served as outside general counsel to The Long Island Home since it was converted from a for-profit business corporation to a not-for-profit corporation in 1999.
The Long Island Home provides a wide range of behavioral health and consists of South Oaks Hospital, a psychiatric hospital serving the mental health needs of Nassau and Suffolk counties, and Broadlawn Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, a residential nursing facility. Established in 1882 as a private entity, The Long Island Home is now a not-for-profit organization that provides innovative, effective, and cost-efficient health services for all ages.
Marcia B. Smith joined Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde, LLP in 1998 and practices primarily in the health care area. She handles regulatory and transactional matters for a wide range of clients, including health care systems, hospitals, physicians and insurers. Marcia has significant experience in the areas of not-for-profit corporation law, corporate compliance, tax-exempt financing, Medicare and Medicaid billing, and tax exemption. She assists health care providers in structuring joint ventures, business transactions, and acquisitions that comply with the evolving health care regulatory environment.
Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde, LLP (ICRH) has a seasoned team of transactional and trial lawyers committed to serving clients with effective, efficient legal representation. As experienced counselors, negotiators and litigators, ICRH handles multimillion-dollar transactions and disputes, but also serves the everyday needs of their clients for corporate counseling, tax planning, document preparation and review, professional licensing and other basic services. Above all, their practice delivers attention and service to clients consistent with the highest standards of integrity, ethics and professionalism.
Additionally, Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde, LLP is a member of International Society of Primerus Law Firms (Primerus). Primerus is the leading alliance of small and medium sized, top-rated, independent firms. With over 150 law firms located in the U.S., Canada, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Mexico and Switzerland, Primerus firms provide clients with responsive, high quality, partner-level service for much less than what large law firms charge. All Primerus law firms are: highly rated by trusted legal sources such as Martindale-Hubbell peer review service, Chambers, IFLR, and Legal 500; screened for excellence; and audited annually for continued quality.