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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Grows Healthcare Practice Team with Addition of Three Attorneys

Brigid M. Maloney, Lauren A. Suttell, and Jason T. Daniels join firm which now has largest group of dedicated health lawyers in WNY 

BUFFALO, NY – Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP today announced the additions of Brigid M. Maloney as partner and healthcare practice team co-leader, Lauren A. Suttell as senior associate, and Jason T. Daniels as associate.

“The firm continues its significant growth with the addition of Brigid, Lauren and Jason, assembling the largest group of dedicated health lawyers in WNY,” said Kevin J. Cross, managing partner, Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman. “The experience and impressive credentials of our healthcare practice team, which includes former general counsel at large healthcare organizations and advanced healthcare degrees, helps our clients navigate the increasingly complex industry and regulations.”

At Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman, Ms. Maloney provides counsel to healthcare clients including hospital systems, single and multi-specialty medical practices, behavioral health providers, pharmacies, urgent care centers, physicians, and dentists on structural, regulatory and reimbursement issues related to mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, complex contractual arrangements and other affiliations and collaborative efforts. She earned a J.D. from University at Buffalo School of Law and a B.A. from University of Dayton.

Ms. Suttell provides corporate and regulatory counsel to health care providers, including health systems, hospitals, medical groups, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers, home care agencies, and individual practitioners.  She helps clients find practical and meaningful solutions for a variety of health care transactions, relationships, operational transitions, and compliance matters. Her experience includes health care provider affiliations and joint ventures, acquisitions and sales of medical practices, formation and organization of an accountable care organization, medical practice management arrangements, practitioner employment arrangements, and HIPAA compliance.  Ms. Suttell received her J.D., summa cum laude, from University at Buffalo School of Law, a M.B.A. from University at Buffalo School of Management and a B.A. from Canisius College.

Mr. Daniels is a member of the firm’s healthcare and corporate practices where he focuses his practice on hospital and health care organization matters. Prior to joining the firm, he was an in-house attorney at one of the region’s largest health care organizations. Mr. Daniels earned his J.D., cum laude, from University at Buffalo School of Law, a M.B.A. in health care management and a B.A. both from University at Buffalo.

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman’s healthcare practice team also includes Scott V. Carroll, partner and healthcare practice team co-leader, and Elise DeRose, associate.

About Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP: For over 50 years, Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP has served the legal needs of a wide range of clients regionally, nationally and internationally. With offices in Buffalo; Albany; New York City; Burlington, Ontario; and Jacksonville, Florida, over 85 attorneys provide counsel to businesses, corporations and individuals in more than 20 practice areas.  For more information, visit