Michelle Lewis Salzman
Michelle Lewis Salzman is an attorney at Garfunkel Wild, P.C. focusing on estate planning, administration, charitable giving, tax-exempt organizations as well as general matters of taxation. Her practice includes tax-efficient structuring and wealth transfer, corporate transactions, regulatory analysis, employment and service agreements for hospitals, physicians, joint ventures and other health industry clients. She also works with families of Special Needs individuals, establishing Supplemental Needs Trusts and advising families on Medicaid matters and other governmental benefits.
Ms. Salzman is a graduate of Amherst College (summa cum laude, 1989), where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and received her J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 1994, where she served on the Executive Board of the Annual Survey of American Law. She received her L.L.M. in taxation from NYU in 1996. She is the Founder and on the Board of the Phoebe Lynn Lewis Foundation, www.screenforlungcancernow.com, a charity devoted to raising awareness about lung cancer screening and smoking prevention, and helped establish the Phoebe Lynn Lewis Fund at Winthrop University Hospital. She has served on the Board of the Long Island Alzheimer’s Association and Discover the Smile, a charity benefiting Northwell Hospital (no longer active as mission accomplished).