Areas of Practice
- New York
B.A., Canisius College
M.B.A., University at Buffalo, State University of New York
J.D., Summa Cum Laude, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Lauren is an attorney in Hodgson Russ’s Health Practice, where she provides corporate and regulatory counsel to a wide range of health care providers, including health systems, hospitals, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, medical groups, and individual practitioners. Lauren’s experience includes providing comprehensive and meaningful guidance on the implementation of health care transactions and affiliations and providing practical solutions regarding board governance, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and self-disclosures, HIPAA, executive compensation, and contract issues. She has had extensive involvement in the formation and organization of an accountable care organization under the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Lauren works regularly to help health care providers achieve their business goals in a manner that complies with health law requirements, while optimizing the quality of and access to health care in the community.
Lauren has extensive experience counseling New York not-for-profit organizations, including health care and health services agencies, with respect to formation, governance, transactions, and tax-exemption compliance issues. In addition to serving as advisor to nonprofits, she has served on several nonprofit boards of directors, allowing her to develop a deeper understanding of the practical issues facing these organizations on a regular basis. Currently, she serves as the Secretary and a Director of The First Tee of Western New York and on the board of the Epilepsy Association of Western New York.
Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Lauren practiced at a midsize Buffalo law firm as a corporate, nonprofit and tax attorney. As a result, she brings to her clients a variety of experience working on a wide range of corporate issues including formation, ownership, organizational, transactional, governance and tax matters for business corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships.
New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
Community & Pro Bono
The First Tee of New York, secretary
Epilepsy Association of WNY, Inc., board of directors
Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart Mock Trial Team, assistant attorney coach