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Michael Scott-Kristansen is an associate in the firm's Health Care and Litigation departments. He focuses his practice on representing health care providers, including skilled nursing facilities, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and hospitals in a wide range of litigation and compliance matters.  

He regularly advises clients on matters involving insurance defense, reimbursement and billing, conditions of participation, regulatory enforcement, audits and investigations, HIPAA compliance and breach investigations, insurance contract disputes, licensing and professional discipline, negligence and malpractice, and debt collection. Michael is passionate about resolving healthcare providers’ legal issues so that they can focus on serving their patients. 

Professional & Civic Duties

  • New York State Bar Association, Member

    • Health Law Section, Member​

  • Mary M. Gooley Hemophilia Center, Board of Directors, Chairman

  • Healthcare Business Academy, 2017 Fellow

Honors & Awards

  • Up & Coming Attorneys, New York Daily Record, 2017

  • Listed in SuperLawyers, 2017-2020

Speaking Engagements



  • "Sexual Torts: Providing a Path Through the Fire", Defense Research Institute, 2013

  • "Omnibus Rule Implications for Law Firms as Business Associates", Harmonie Group, 2013

  • "Omnibus Rule Implication for Covered Entities", Harmonie Group, 2013



  • State University of New York, Buffalo Law School, J.D., magna cum laude

  • State University of New York, College at Brockport, B.S., summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York


Court Admissions

  • New York

Michael Scott-Kristansen

Associate Attorney


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