Maureen is a partner in the firm’s Health Law Practice Team, concentrating her practice primarily on the representation of clients in the health care industry on a wide variety of issues. She frequently provides advice and counsel on issues related to day-to-day practice management, patient care, managed care contracting, reimbursement and billing including the defense of Medicare and Medicaid audits, medical records, privacy and security of health information including HIPAA, entity formation, employment matters, and federal and state regulatory matters, including certificate of need (CON) applications, corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting prohibitions, self-referral (Stark), Anti-Kickback and other fraud and abuse issues.

In addition, Maureen has significant experience navigating complex healthcare transactions including the representation of clients in transactions for the purchase and sale of healthcare facilities and physician practices, joint ventures, due diligence and private equity related transactions in the healthcare industry.

Maureen is a frequent lecturer on issues involving the privacy and security of health information and is often called upon to conduct HIPAA training for Covered Entities and Business Associates.

Articles & Publications

  • "Seven Steps to Medicaid Compliance Program Readiness," MD News, May-June 2023 
  • "Recent State and Federal Actions Signal that Telemedicine is Here to Stay," MD News, March-April 2021 
  • "Addressing Ransomware as a Part of Your HIPAA Compliance Program," MD News, August 2016 
  • "Don't Steer the Wrong Way When Transporting Patients," MD News, October 2015 
  • "Can You Rely On the ‘Advice of Counsel’ to Shield Your Practice from Liability Under the Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Laws?" MD News, August 2015 

  • New York
  • Delaware Nation
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York

  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1990
  • University of Scranton, B.S., 1985

Professional Associations
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
    • Member, Health Law Section 
  • New York State Bar Assocation 
    • Member, Health Law and Business Law Sections 
  • American Health Lawyers' Association 

Community Involvement 
  • Upstate Medical University Foundation, Board of Directors, 2024 
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York, Board of Directors, Past President 
  • Centers at St. Camillus, Past Executive and Quality Assurance Committees of the Board of Directors 

Honors & Awards
  • Upstate New York Super Lawyers®, 2020-2023 
  • Central New York Business Journal Women in Business Award 
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