Mitchell J. Birzon

Top rated Health Care attorney in Smithtown, New York

Birzon and Associates
Mitchell J. Birzon
Birzon and Associates

Practice Areas: Health Care, Business & Corporate, Business Litigation; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1985

Education: New England Law | Boston

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011, 2013 - 2024
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Birzon and Associates

12 Bank Ave
Smithtown, NY 11787 Visit website


Attorney Mitchell J. Birzon is the managing partner of Birzon and Associates in Smithtown, New York. Nationally recognized as among the leading trial attorneys in the country, Mr. Birzon provides exceptional representation and support to a diverse range of clients across Long Island who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·        Discipline against health care professionals

·        Personal injury

·        Health care law

·        Clergy abuse

Along with maintaining a successful litigation practice, Mr. Birzon delivers invaluable counsel to corporations, health care providers and other commercial clients regarding complex transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity funding, and other important matters involving the establishment, organization and management of commercial enterprises, and health care practices. He has also achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of physicians and other licensed professionals facing disciplinary actions, and he has recovered substantial awards for those adversely affected by another party's negligence or wrongdoing.

In recognition for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Birzon has earned a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* peer review rating along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also been featured on a number of television and online news outlets, where he has offered in-depth legal commentary on a variety of topics.

As further evidence of his status as a leader in his field, Mr. Birzon has published articles and conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on various subjects, and he served as chairman of the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Health and Hospital Law Committee three times. He has also served an appointment on the organization's grievance committee, and he routinely counsels other attorneys in his area regarding their clients' health care law-related needs.

A selfless lawyer, Mr. Birzon regularly volunteers his time and services to those less fortunate in his community, and he received recognition from the Suffolk County Bar Association for his exemplary pro bono contributions. He also serves on the boards of the Gurwin Geriatric Center, Long Island Adolescent & Family League Services, and Syosset Senior Daycare Center, among other civic and charitable organizations in his area.  

A 1975 graduate of Georgetown University, Mr. Birzon obtained his Juris Doctor from New England School of Law in 1978. He holds his license to practice in New York and the District of Columbia, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York as well as the District of Columbia.

*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

Health Care, Business/Corporate, Business Litigation, General Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations, Contracts, Health & Health Care Law, Hospital Law, Limited Liability Companies, Litigation, Non-Compete Agreements, Nursing Home, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Trade Secret

  • 40% Health Care
  • 20% Business/Corporate
  • 10% Business Litigation
  • 10% General Litigation
  • 10% Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1979, Washington DC

Professional Webpage:

  • AV® Preeminent Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Super Lawyers, 2010, 2011, 2013-2019
  • Award of Recognition by the SCBA, 2000 and 2009
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • “Investigations Regarding Healthcare Fraud and Abuse“, November, 2017
  • Author, “Our Best Guide to Handling Your New York Personal Injury or Medical Malpractice Claims”
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • The Scleroderma Foundation
  • Save-a-Pet
  • St. Patrick Church
  • Parents for Megan’s Law
  • SCBA Grievance Committee
  • The Long Island Breast Cancer Action Coalition
  • 1 in 9
  • Board member of Harbor Country Day School in Suffolk County
  • Board of Directors of Gurwin Geriatric Center, Long Island Adolescent & Family League Services, and Syosset Senior Daycare Center
  • Chairman of the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Health and Hospital Law Committee
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • U.S District Court for the Northern District of New York, 1990
  • New York State, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2005
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1985
Educational Background:
  • Georgetown University, B.S., Foreign Service

Office location for Mitchell J. Birzon

12 Bank Ave
Smithtown, NY 11787

Phone: 631-800-3699


13 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011, 2013 - 2024

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