Dorothy E. Shuldman

Associate Buffalo
Dorothy Shuldman

After working in the health care sector for almost a decade before joining Phillips Lytle, Dorothy focuses her practice on health care law.

Dorothy provides a unique perspective that benefits the firm’s health care clients, including on regulatory matters, with a specific focus on 340B Program compliance.

As an attorney in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group, Dorothy assists business and not-for-profit clients throughout all stages of the business life cycle. She is also a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Team, focusing on trademark and copyright law.


Education & Admissions

  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 2022
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University, MPH, 2013
  • Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Certificate of Advanced Study, Health Service Management and Policy, 2013
  • Syracuse University, B.A., 2011
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York


Representative Matters
  • Corporate acquisition
  • Trademark prosecutions, trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • Copyright infringement matters

Speaking Engagements

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  • Panelist, “What New York Healthcare Lawyers, Providers and Payors Need to Know About Health Equity Now,” New York State Bar Association Health Law Section’s Public Health Committee Webinar, June 2023

Activities & Professional Associations

Past Activities

  • Honorable Julio M. Fuentes, United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Judicial Intern, 2020

Professional Associations

  • American Health Law Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Health Law Section
    • Public Health Committee, Vice Chair
  • Bar Association of Erie County

Articles & Publications


  • Co-Author, “AI Demystified: Crafting an Effective AI Acceptable Use Policy,” Rochester Business Journal, February 2024
  • Co-Author, “AI Demystified: Decoding Generative AI Platforms,” Rochester Business Journal, January 2024
  • Co-Author, “AI Demystified: Executive Order Takes Proactive Approach to AI Regulation,” Rochester Business Journal, December 2023
  • Co-Author, “AI Demystified: The evolving landscape of Artificial Intelligence – Definitions, applications and regulation,” Rochester Business Journal, November 2023