LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The American Bar Association’s Health Law Section recently honored Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Ozair Shariff with the 2019 Emerging Young Lawyers in Healthcare Award at the Annual Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference held in Orlando, Fla. Shariff is one of five honorees for this inaugural award.
The Emerging Young Lawyers in Healthcare Award honors young Health Law Section members who exemplify a broad range of achievement, vision, leadership, and legal and community service in health law. The honorees must be under the age of 36 or have practiced for five years or less.
Shariff is an attorney based in the Louisville office where he is a member of the Health Care Service Group. Shariff’s practice is devoted to a wide range of issues affecting health care providers and business owners. He focuses on regulatory, compliance, privacy and data security, physician contracting, antitrust, and general transactional and corporate matters. He has appeared on behalf of health care clients in numerous administrative and court proceedings. In addition to assisting health care entities, he is experienced in providing practical advice and counsel to small business owners and entrepreneurs on a wide range of business matters. Shariff was named to Lawyers of Color magazine’s Hot List 2014, Louisville Business First’s “20 People to Know in Health Care” list in 2015 and “Forty Under 40” in 2016 and was recognized as a New Voice in Philanthropy by The Voice-Tribune in 2017.