Title: Executive, Health Care Lawyer
Company: Metropolitan Jewish Health Systems
Location: Chatham, New Jersey, United States
Robert Eldon Leamer, Executive and Health Care Lawyer at Metropolitan Jewish Health Systems, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in health care law.
An esteemed figure in the health care and legal industries, Mr. Leamer has more than 40 years of professional excellence in his areas of expertise. The executive vice president, general counsel, and chief administrative officer of Metropolitan Jewish Health System (MJHS) in Brooklyn, NY, since 2016, he formerly served MJHS as a senior vice president and vice president from 1998 to 2016. Prior to these appointments, he acted as general counsel with United Health Services from 1988 to 1998, counsel to the New York State Assembly Committee on Health from 1976 to 1986, and assistant counsel to the New York State Assembly from 1976 to 1979. He also held his own private practice in Binghamton, NY, between 1979 and 1988.
Having been influenced by his parents, whose interests were in the realm of criminal justice, Mr. Leamer pursued a formal education in his youth, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University in 1972 and Doctor of Jurisprudence from Albany University in 1976. He has been admitted to practice in the state of New York, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. He has also been elected a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
A member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the American Health Lawyers Association, Mr. Leamer attributes his success to his commitment to lifelong learning, his sense of humor, and his belief that every individual has value and offers an opportunity for growth and insight. In recognition of his exceptional achievements, he has been inducted into several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, and Who’s Who in the World. In 2017, he was also named an Industry Leader by Worldwide Branding.
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