Law Office of Susan F. Zinder, PLLC

Law Office of Susan F. Zinder PLLC


Relevant Practice Areas — Contracts

Corporate Counsel:

  • Drafted, negotiated and closed strategic and agreements, including strategic affiliation agreements for transactions involving major corporate affiliations, as well as programmatic affiliation agreements
  • Negotiated agreements and designed policies for and implemented an institution-wide contracts management system (including the development of associated contracting policies and procedures)
  • Drafted, reviewed, negotiated and closed over $500,000,000 in financing agreements on behalf of borrower/lessee clients, including, among others:
    • $2 million unsecured facility
    • $6 million bridge facility for construction and biomedical equipment
    • Over $15.5 million working capital and equipment term loan facility
    • Numerous capital and operating equipment lease financings
    • First New York State obligated group tax-exempt mortgage bond financing (original principal amount of $280,000,000)
  • Drafted and negotiated numerous employment and professional services agreements
  • Negotiated various real estate leases, as well as licenses
  • Negotiated negative pledge and consent agreements with the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and other lenders
  • Reviewed and advised upon over $12 million in multiple grant agreements for New York City Council capital allocation funding administered through the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Negotiated agreement for revenue cycle consulting and associated software resulting in over $3 million annual accruing benefit to the client
  • Negotiated $4.5 million asset sale of certified home health agency (“CHHA”)
  • Advised upon and completed numerous New York City VENDEX and New York State Vendor Responsibility Questionnaires required under agreements with city and state agencies

Information Technology:

  • Drafted, reviewed and successfully negotiated information technology license, support and maintenance agreements (as well as amendments thereto) for numerous onsite, remote and web-based systems, including, without limitation:
    • Electronic Medical Records (both departmental and institution-wide)
    • Finance and Billing Systems
    • Clinical and Ancillary Systems (e.g., laboratory information systems, radiology information systems, etc.)
  • Successfully negotiated the separation of an institution’s information technology platform from that of its former affiliate, as well as its subsequent replacement and outsourcing
  • Negotiated agreements (and governing documents) for participation in regional health information exchanges (“RHIOs”)
  • Drafted and negotiated proprietary software license and remote computing agreements on behalf of web-based medical billing company
  • Negotiated various biomedical equipment agreements, including, among others, agreements for CT and MRI systems, and their related interfaces with the hospital client’s radiology information system
  • Trained information technology staff on contract review to enable more effective contracting practices
  • Negotiated license agreements and amendments thereto, necessary to enable a hospital client to achieve Meaningful Use


  • Drafted and negotiated physician employment agreements, representing both physicians and hospitals, and developed model agreements for hospital client
  • Designed and drafted shared database agreement structure for multi-hospital laboratory system
  • Oversaw Stark/AKS initiative to review and ensure compliance of institution-wide physician contracts
  • Drafted and negotiated professional services agreements and
    prepared model paid and unpaid on-call agreements and associated policies and procedures, including billing policies
  • Negotiated various resident student training agreements
  • Drafted and negotiated various affiliation agreements, including agreements for unit coverage, training, backup transfers

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