St. John's University School of Law
St. John's University
New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division
New York State Bar Association
Nassau County Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Andrew J. Schulson is a Partner/Director at Garfunkel Wild, P.C. and Co-Chair of the firm’s Finance and Real Estate Practice Group and is a member of the Business and Litigation & Arbitration Practice Groups as well.
Mr. Schulson’s practice includes representation of health care organizations in taxable and tax-exempt financings and refinancings, with a focus on the construction, regulatory, tax, corporate, real estate and related aspects of health care organizations. Such representation includes numerous transactions with the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, Industrial Development Agencies in New York State, Capital Resource Corporations, Division of Housing and Community Renewal, New York City Housing Development Corporation and New York State Housing Financing Agency. These transactions have included credit enhancement in the form of letters of credit, bond insurance and mortgage insurance through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. In addition, Mr. Schulson represents clients in connection with the negotiation of taxable and tax-exempt leases.
Mr. Schulson also represents numerous lenders in many types of taxable and tax-exempt loan transactions and in connection with serving as letter of credit bank on such transactions.
Since joining the firm in 1997, Mr. Schulson has worked extensively on matters relating to not-for-profit corporate governance and related tax issues for large and small hospitals, nursing homes, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living and health system clients.
Mr. Schulson also represents owners, contractors, construction managers and architects in the drafting and negotiation of agreements for design and construction services. Mr. Schulson also consults clients on disputes relating to construction.
Mr. Schulson advises and represents clients, both for-profit and not-for-profit, in connection with complex transactions, including acquisitions and sales of health care facilities and other businesses, including primarily, the purchase and sales of nursing homes.
In addition, Mr. Schulson has extensive experience with the Attorney General and Supreme Court of the State of New York with the sales of all or substantially all of the assets of not-for-profit corporations under §510 and §511 of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law.
He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association. Mr. Schulson received his B.A. from St. John’s University in 1993 and his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 1997.