JENNIFER R. SCHARF, Immediate Past President, is a health care attorney at Erie County Medical Center Corporation. She previously worked as Associate General Counsel at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and was a litigation attorney at Duke, Holzman, Photiadis & Gresens, LLP and Connors & Vilardo, LLP. Before moving in-house, she focused her practice on representation of physicians and other professionals, personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, and employment law. Ms. Scharf is an adjunct professor at UB Law, teaching litigation-based courses in Trial Technique, Trial Advocacy, and Handling a Personal Injury Case.
In 2016, Ms. Scharf became the campaign manager for Wallace for Assembly, managing WBASNY WNY member Monica Wallace's campaign for NYS Assembly in the 143rd District. She has been the Bar Association of Erie County’s liaison to the Erie County Medical Society, and previously served as Chair of the ABA Health Law Committee of the Young Lawyer Division.
Ms. Scharf graduated magna cum laude from the University at Buffalo Law School in 2005, where she completed her undergraduate studies in 2001, and she is admitted to practice law in New York, California, and in the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Northern Districts of New York.
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Immediate Past President
COMMITTEE CHAIR: Finance
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