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Saamia Shaikh, Esq.

Health Law Attorney / Medical Student
Jones Health Law > Attorney Profiles > Saamia Shaikh, Esq.

Saamia is acutely aware of what it takes to represent our clients. Not only is Saamia a licensed healthcare attorney, but she is also finishing medical school. She understands our clients in a way that most other Healthcare attorneys are not capable of.

Saamia Shaikh, Esq.
Saamia Shaikh, Esq.
Saamia Shaikh, Student Physician
Saamia Shaikh, Student Physician

Saamia provides counsel on transactional and regulatory compliance matters (including but not limited to the Stark law, Anti-Kickback, False Claims Act), as well as healthcare lease agreements including practice-hospital lease agreements, physician employment contracts, physician/health system-EMR vendor contracts, and contract law, in general. She is also experienced with advanced directives, powers of attorney, healthcare surrogates and proxies, et cetera.

 

Saamia successfully completed law school and was admitted to The Florida Bar in just two years. She received her Juris Doctorate degree with a concentration in Health Law from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. She is currently a third-year medical student completing her rotations at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

 

While in law school, Saamia served as the Chairperson of the College of Law’s Election Committee. She is the first student to serve on two student governments simultaneously—the College of Law’s Student Bar Association and the College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Executive Board Student Government Association.

 

Saamia was also selected as Team Captain of the National Health Law Transactional Moot Court Competition, which her and her teammates won Best Oral Presentation for at Loyola University in Chicago, IL, in March 2017.

 

During medical school, Saamia created Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s first student run newsletter, SGA Rounds, and served as Editor in Chief for two years. Furthermore, Saamia is the Immediate Past National Director of Omega Beta Iota, the Osteopathic Political Honor Society, where she led politically active and engaged medical students across the nation. She has lobbied on behalf of the medical profession both on the state level in Tallahassee, Florida, and on the national level in Washington, D.C.

 

Saamia’s experience in the medical field gives her a unique perspective enabling her to offer distinctive strategies and solutions, undoubtedly giving her an edge over other healthcare attorneys. Even in the face of such a rigorous program, Saamia remains dedicated to representing healthcare professionals. She can be reached at ss@joneshealthlaw.com.

  • The Shepard Broad College of Law 2016-2017 Student of the Year STUEY Award
  • 2016-2017 Overall NSU Student of the Year STUEY Award
  • The Robert and Eugene Friedman Changing Lives Scholarship
  • The NSU-COM Silverman Society Peer Mentor of the Year Award
  • The Florida Bar
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Florida Osteopathic Medical Association
  • American Medical Women’s Association
  • The Florida Bar Health Law Section
  • Florida Medical Business

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