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Patrick Pullano

Member

Phone: 585-730-7491
Fax: 888-971-3736

Patrick Pullano, a founding member of the firm, provides counsel to a wide range of health care providers, including nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, hospitals, health systems, physician organizations, and individual health care practitioners.

With 25 years of experience, Mr. Pullano regularly advises clients on a wide range of regulatory matters, including health care fraud and abuse issues, physician contracting issues, emergency treatment issues, privilege issues, and confidentiality, privacy, and security matters.

Professional & Civic Duties

Foundation for Quality Care, Board of Trustees
Greentopia, Board of Directors, Member
Mary M. Gooley Hemophilia Center, Inc., Counsel to the Compliance Committee
American Bar Association, Member
American Health Lawyers Association, Member
Monroe County Bar Association, Member
New York State Bar Association, Member

Education

Albany Law School, J.D., cum laude
University of Rochester, B.A., summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

United States District Court, Western District of New York
United States District Court, Northern District of New York

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America©, 2013-2022
SuperLawyers©, 2018-2021
Leaders in Law Award, New York Daily Record, 2017

Speaking Engagements

"Physician Employment Agreements", University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Family Medicine Residents, February 2021
"The Cure to Your Questions About Vaccines: A Q&A Session on Workplace Vaccinations", Pullano & Farrow, January 2021
"Current Legal Topics", New York State Bones Society, September 2019
"Health Care Legal Update", Healthcare Financial Managers Association Presentation, April 2019
"HIPAA Presentation", February 2019
"Legal Update", Health Care Business Academy, February 2019
"Skilled Nursing Facilities Presentation"/Legal Update, New York State Health Facilities Association, Audio Conference, November 2018
"Physician Employment Agreements", University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Family Medicine Residents, November 2018
"Legal Potpourri"/Skilled Nursing Facility Legal Update, New York State Health Facilities Association, July 2018
"Managed Care Roundtable", New York State Health Facilities Association, November 2017
"Health Care Conference & Trade Show Legal Update", Genesee Health Facilities Association, September 2017
"Current Issues in Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, and Biotech Litigation", American Bar Association, November 2016
"Current Legal/Financial Issues Impacting Health Care Organizations", Medical Group Management Association, October 2016
"Top Legal Issues in Health Care", Health Care Business Academy, September 2016
"Physician Employment Agreements", University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Family Medicine Residents, September 2016
"New York Surprise Bills", New York State Bones Lunch & Learn Webinar, March 2015
"E-Prescribing Mandate in New York", New York State Bones Lunch & Learn Webinar, February 2015
"Corporate Compliance for Nursing Facilities", Genesee Health Facilities Association, January 2015
"Employment Agreements and Contracting Issues", The New York Cardiological Society, Inc., October 2014
"Social Media Issues in the Medical Workplace", New York State Bones, Inc., September 2014
"Social Media Issues", Genesee Health Facilities Association, March 2014
"HIPAA Regulations", New York State Bones, October 2013
"Employment Agreements & Contracting Issues", University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Emergency Medicine Residents, July 2013
"HIPAA Privacy & Security Rules", Genesee Health Facilities Association, June 2013
"Current and Emerging Challenges in Healthcare", Medical Education & Information Association (MEDIA), June 2011 & 2012
​​"Exclusions/The Elder Justice Act", Genesee Health Facilities Association, August 2011
​"The Anatomy of Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) and RAC Audits", Medical Group Management Association, March 2011
​"Accountable Care Organizations", Genesee Health Facilities Association, February 2011
​"Medical Records Law in New York", Lorman Educational Services, July 2009
​"HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules Update", Rochester Business Alliance, July 2009
​"Medical Practice Boot Camp: A Primer on Medico Legal and Business Management Issues" Medical Group Management Association, May 2009
​"Nuts and Bolts of Creating an Ambulatory Surgery Center", New York State Bar Association, November 2005

Publications

"White on New York Corporations", Article 15, Professional Service Corporations, 2005
"Health Care Compliance Manual by the Health Care of Great Lakes Law" Lexis Nexis, Chapter 2 Legal Overview - Civil Statutes, co-author, 2004