WOODBRIDGE, N.J., Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. is pleased to announce that Michael F. Schaff has been selected as the recipient of NJICLE's 2016 Distinguished Service Award. The award was presented to Mr. Schaff on December 12th during the association's 2016 Excellence in CLE Awards Reception.
The Distinguished Service Award recognizes Mr. Schaff for his exceptional contributions to continuing legal education spanning his 30 plus year career, particularly the New Jersey State Bar Association and NJICLE and for serving as the Chair of the Editorial Board for the New Jersey Lawyer magazine. Mr. Schaff has taught over 50 ICLE seminars. Mr. Schaff, legal education advocate, is a frequent lecturer to a myriad of organizations and business owners. In addition to his many hours on the dais, Mr. Schaff has contributed to many legal healthcare publications and treatises, including serving as author and editor of the American Health Lawyers Association's Representing Physicians Handbook, and as an author of Representing Hospitals Handbook and Fundamentals of Health Law. He is also the co-Executive Editor and an author of AHLA's The ACO Handbook: A Guide to Accountable Care Organizations.
Brian J. Molloy, President and Managing Director of Wilentz said of Mr. Schaff's achievement: "We have long recognized the important leadership role Michael plays and his commitment to supporting and encouraging legal education in the firm and the New Jersey and national legal community. He is a role model for all of us."
Mr. Schaff, a Shareholder and Chair of the Business Law and Healthcare teams, has a background rooted in business, finance, and taxation and an exceptional understanding of the law. His knowledge has been particularly beneficial advising professional practices for many healthcare professionals and Facilities; for the structuring of business entities; for entities interested in buying, selling or merging businesses; and for a variety of other manufacturing, retail, and service businesses requiring legal experience. Additionally, Mr. Schaff has served as general corporate counsel for many privately-held companies.
Established in 1919, the full-service law firm of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. has four offices throughout New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. The breadth of our practice and regional concentration combines to deliver proactive results-driven solutions to the dynamic and complex legal issues our clients face. For more information, visit http://www.wilentz.com or call 1-855-WILENTZ.
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