Jeffrey J. Sherrin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Health Care Attorney in Albany, NY

O'Connell & Aronowitz, P.C.
 | 54 State Street, Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-462-5601
Fax: 518-462-2670
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2011, 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1976
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Health Care (70%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Administrative Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jeffrey J. Sherrin is the president of O’Connell and Aronowitz, a premier law firm providing legal services throughout the state of New York. The firm was founded in 1925, and Mr. Sherrin currently leads the firm’s team of 35 attorneys who serve clients from office locations in Albany, Plattsburg, Saratoga Springs, New York City and Latham. Jeffrey Sherrin is an accomplished litigator, counseling clients in matters that pertain to the following:

Civil litigation

Employment law

Health law

Professional discipline

Mr. Sherrin has built a reputation for success in complex litigation cases. He primarily represents providers and trade associations in health law cases. He has even represented health care clients in appeals before the United States Supreme Court. A 1975 graduate of Albany Law School, he has been included in the list of The Best Lawyers in America for more than 20 years, and he has admittance to the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and all the district courts of New York.

His record of success speaks to his extensive knowledge of the law and skill in effectively navigating the most complex of cases. In addition to several multimillion-dollar settlements obtained on behalf of his clients, he is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association.

Attorney Jeff Sherrin is a valued and respected member of the legal community in New York and beyond. He has an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell and a “Superb” rating from Avvo.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Health Care (70%): Health & Health Care Law

General Litigation (20%): Litigation

Administrative Law (10%)

Focus Areas

Health & Health Care Law, Litigation


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2011, 2015 - 2019

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About Jeffrey Sherrin

Admitted: 1976, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Equal Justice Award, Legal Services Corporation, 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • William N. Reich Outstanding Achievement Award, National Independent Laboratory Association, 2009
  • Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • Editor-in-Chief, Albany Law Review, Albany Law School, 1975

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York State
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • Member, Capital District Trial Lawyers Association
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Appointed to Executive Committee of American Diabetes Association Tour De Cure., 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Union College’s graduate program, Health Care Administration


  • $18M Refund for Overpayment of Fees:Two cases related to overcharging clinical laboratories for costs of their regulation. First case resulted in favorable decision leading $5M repayment to plaintiff labs.  Second case resulted in settlement refunding $18M to plaintiff laboratories., 2013

Educational Background:

  • Albany Law School, 1975

Industry Groups

  • Health Care Providers
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Office Location for Jeffrey J. Sherrin

54 State Street
Albany, NY 12207

Phone: 518-462-5601

Fax: 518-462-2670

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Last Updated: 3/20/2019

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