Sharon Prise Azurin

(716) 847-7088
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Ms. Azurin concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate, commercial and health law, including business and not-for-profit corporation formation and restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. As the firm’s Not-For-Profit Practice Team Leader, Ms. Azurin also counsels not-for-profit and health care clients on a broad array of issues, including corporate governance, compliance and other transactional arrangements.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
  • Named to The Responsible 100, City & State, 2022
  • Listed in Legal Elite of WNY, Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal, 2014


  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1999
  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Management, M.B.A., with distinction, 1999
  • Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, B.S., 1991

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Health Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association
    • Business Law and Governance Practice Group
    • Fraud and Abuse Practice Group
  • Bar Association of Erie County
    • Banking Law Committee, Past Chair
    • Corporation Law Committee
    • Health Care Law Committee
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
      • Not-for-Profit Corporations Law Committee
    • Health Law Section
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY), WNY Chapter
    • Public Sector & Non-Profit Attorneys Committee

Present Activities

  • Mercy Hospital Foundation, Board of Directors, Vice Chair
  • Cornell Hotel Society
  • University of Buffalo, State University of New York
    • UB Alumni Association
    • UB Law Alumni Association
    • UB School of Management Alumni Association
  • The Buffalo Seminary Alumnae Association, Past Member of Board of Directors and Former Treasurer

Past Activities

  • Trocaire College, Board of Trustees, Vice Chair
  • Girl Scouts of Western New York
    • Former Troop Leader