Sharon Stanzione focuses exclusively on medical malpractice litigation, representing hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians, nurses and other health care organizations and professionals. For more than 17 years, Ms. Stanzione has successfully navigated Indiana’s medical review panel system receiving favorable results at the panel stage and at trial. Ms. Stanzione has also helped shape Indiana medical malpractice law through her arguments to the Indiana Supreme Court, the Indiana Court of Appeals, and the Seventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals.
In addition to her litigation work, Ms. Stanzione regularly consults with hospitals and health care facilities on risk management issues, corporate matters, and professional licensing issues. She has created and revised numerous hospital policies, protocols and procedures. Ms. Stanzione gives regular presentations to her health care clients on emerging issues involving risk management, health care law and trends in medical malpractice litigation.
She is a member of several bar associations and other law organizations, including the Calumet American Inns of Court where she has served as an officer. Ms. Stanzione also has won several honors: She was named a Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation, a distinction awarded to a select few Indiana lawyers whose legal careers exemplify outstanding legal ability and devotion to the welfare of their community, state, and nation, as well as to the advancement of the legal profession. The Times of Northwest Indiana and BusINess magazine also named her to their “20 Under 40” awards, which honors individuals who have shown outstanding leadership within Northwestern Indiana.