EMAIL: euchman@bgkslaw.com



Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Uchman spent thirteen years as a Registered Professional Nurse. Her nursing career was spent at Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., where she held leadership positions in the Department of Surgery (coordinator of the non-invasive vascular lab and trauma coordinator of the Emergency Room), as well as the Department of Anesthesia. While working as a nurse, Eileen attended night classes at Pace University School of Law, earning her J.D in 1987. She then spent twenty years as a named partner with Shapiro, Uchman & Myers PC, where her areas of practice included the defense of physicians, dentists, registered nurses and hospitals in all phases of litigation from the initiation of a complaint to final disposition, whether trial, settlement, or dismissal. Eileen has also worked directly with hospitals as a risk management consultant, addressing issues as they arise and providing lectures to the nurses, physicians and administrative personnel as part of the hospital’s in-service program. 

Practice Areas:


  • New York State

  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York


  • New York State Bar Association

  • Bronx County Bar Association


  • Juris Doctor, Pace University School of Law

  • C.W. Post, cum laude

  • Kings County Hospital Center