Susan Horovitz Maurer
Susan Horovitz Maurer is an A.V. rated member of the Florida Bar admitted to practice in both state and federal court. She became a partner in Panza, Maurer & Maynard, P.A. in 1984, and assumed responsibilities as Managing Partner in 1994. Her extensive legal background is in litigation with an emphasis in regulatory and administrative work. Her primary practice areas have been in healthcare and academic law.
For 40 years, she has provided advice and counsel to healthcare entities and academic institutions, both public and private. As a Commercial Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association, Mrs. Maurer has arbitrated multiple healthcare, insurance and commercial matters. Mrs. Maurer has represented acute care chains and specialty care hospital providers on issues of licensure, reimbursement and fraud and abuse. She developed and implemented corporate-wide compliance plans for public and private entities. She has successfully negotiated multi-million dollar Office of the Inspector General and U.S. Attorney investigations on behalf of healthcare providers.
She earned her B.A. from Emory University and her J.D. from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law School in 1980. Her experience includes work for the United States Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, the City of Miami Legal Department, adjunct faculty and General Counsel for Nova Southeastern University, General Counsel for the Community Mental Health Center, Inc., General Counsel for the Florida Workers’ Compensation Insurance Guarantee Association, Assistant General Counsel for Broward Principals and Assistants Association, and pro bono legal counsel for the American Lung Association, South Florida. She was a Governor’s appointee to serve statewide on the Community Hospital Education Council and Governor’s appointee to the Statewide Florida Commission on Ethics, voted by her peers to serve as Chair during her final terms.
Mrs. Maurer is a member of the Broward County Bar Association, and the Administrative Law and General Practice Solo and Small Firm Sections of The Florida Bar, as well as the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) and the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA).
Mrs. Maurer has lectured on compliance, healthcare fraud and abuse, forensic psychology, labor and employment issues, and admissions and dismissal practices in higher education.
Mrs. Maurer served on the Board of the American Lung Association South Area as Advisory Board President. She also served as Regional Advisory Board Member for the American Lung Association Southeast, covering Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Mrs. Maurer was a Board member of the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, and was a Scarlet member of American Heart Association “Go Red for Women” campaign. She is a past Board Member of Temple Bat Yam of East Fort Lauderdale and the Women’s Executive Club. She is a member of the President’s Advisory Council at Nova Southeastern University, Florida Bar Fellows, and the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art.
Susan Horovitz Maurer is a native Floridian. Raised in Miami and currently lives in Broward County. She is fortunately married to Laurence Maurer, Esquire and has two awesome children