Brigid M. Maloney
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.
Admitted to Practice
- New York
- 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)
- 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
Friday, May 10, 2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Health care providers may be able to sleep a little easier as the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced that it has lowered the maximum civil monetary penalties that can be assessed for certain HIPAA violations. In 2013, HHS adopted a penalty tier structure which varied based on a health care provider's culpability and mitigation efforts in connection with a HIPAA … More »
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
"Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP lawyers to present in Albany,"The Daily Record,September 2018
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
"Preparing to Sell Your Medical Practice,"WNYPhysician, June 2018
Monday, June 18, 2018
Doctors, dentists, advance practice providers, and their respective practices should take note of a recent professional discipline ruling in which a nurse practitioner's license to practice in New York State was suspended following a HIPAA breach she caused in 2015 when she disclosed information about former patients to her new employer.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Yesterday, a representative from HHS testified in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions regarding the oversight of the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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.