Brigid M. Maloney


Buffalo — 716.853.5100 x1336
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As co-leader of the firm's Health Law Practice, Ms. Maloney provides counsel to health care 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 also assists physicians and dentists with the purchase and sale of practices and practice formation, including creation of organizational and governance documents, filing documentation, and obtaining proper approvals from appropriate state departments.

Ms. Maloney regularly provides counsel to both in-state and out-of-state clients on New York State corporate practice of medicine rules and requirements for compliance, including structuring “friendly P.C.” relationships and management service organization models.

In addition, she advises a wide range of health industry clients on evolving health care delivery models including accountable care organizations (ACO) and independent practice associations (IPA).

Additionally, Ms. Maloney has extensive experience in assisting clients with corporate compliance program development, audits and effectiveness reviews.

Prior to joining the firm, she practiced health law as a partner at a midsize regional law firm. She also served for ten years as general counsel and chief compliance officer at UB|MD Physicians Group, and for four years advised the county hospital and nursing home as an assistant county attorney for Erie County, New York.  In addition, Ms. Maloney served as a board member on the University at Buffalo Health Sciences Institutional Review Board (IRB) for eight years.


University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D.
University of Dayton, B.A.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Health Care Compliance Association
  • University at Buffalo School of Law Alumni Association GOLD board of directors (past)

Community Involvement

  • Olmstead Center for Sight, Board of Directors, 2013 – 2017
  • Friends of Knox Farm State Park, Board of Directors
  • Buffalo Orienteering Club
  • University at Buffalo School of Medicine, Admissions Committee, 2004 – 2012
  • University at Buffalo Health Sciences, Institutional Review Board, 2005 – 2013
  • Advisor, Six Towns Youth Court, 2000 – 2010
  • Attorney Coach, New York State High School Mock Trial Competition, 1999 – 2003
  • Town of Aurora Zoning Board of Appeals, 1999 – 2001


Merger and Acquisition Toolkit
New York State Bar Association - Health Law Section Fall Meeting
Albany, NY, October 26, 2018
“Physician Practice Acquisitions: Practice Tips & Considerations”
HFMA 2017 Annual Institute
Templeton Landing, December  7, 2017
Collaborative Affiliations Among Large Systems and Physician Practices: Tales from the Trenches
New York State Bar Association - Health Law Section Fall Meeting,
Albany, NY, October 28, 2017
Home Health Agency Legal Risks: Improper Conduct Involving HHAs
Hodgson Russ LLP, NYC, June 20, 2017
Whistleblower Avoidance
Western New York Healthcare Association & Rochester Regional Healthcare Association Joint Compliance Conference
Batavia, NY, May 16, 2017
Big Data Dialogue: Healthcare
The Offices of Hodgson Russ LLP, 140 Pearl Street
Buffalo NY, October 6, 2016
Legal Considerations for Developing a 21st Century Health Care Delivery Model:  Issues and Possible Solutions, December 9, 2015
Stark Law Do's and Don'ts: Best Practices for Physician Financial Relationships
Rochester Regional Healthcare Association and the Western New York Healthcare Association, Joint Compliance Seminar
Batavia, NY, May 19, 2015
How to Build an Effective Compliance Program for Your Small Practice Without Breaking the Bank
Healthcare Compliance Association - Clinical Practice Compliance Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October 14, 2014
Hospital Board Members Must Be Compliance Leaders, Buffalo Law Journal
August 25, 2016


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