The firm is engaged in the
general practice of law,
with concentration in complex litigations and transactional matters.
Jay Edmond Russ Esq.
Jay Russ, the founder and President of the firm, has been engaged in the full time practice of law since 1975. The firm specializes in all aspects of healthcare law, litigation, commercial transactions, contract and corporate compliance. Jay Russ trained to be a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and was a Governance Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) while he was engaged as a Director of the largest not for profit health plan in New York State. The law firm is engaged in complex commercial litigation of all kinds. The law firm represents physicians, medical practices and other care providers in their internal, corporate, employment, labor, hospital and health system relations, regulatory and other legal matters. Jay Russ brings to that representation a broad spectrum of experience from the construction and real estate industry perspective and from the health care provider, health insurer and health insurance agent/broker perspectives.

Jay Russ is a former member of the Board of Directors of EmblemHealth,, a prominent health insurer in New York, Connecticut and Florida, having served as well on the Group Health Incorporated (GHI) Board of Directors, the ConnectiCare Board of Directors, and on committees of each Board. Jay Russ was the Chairman of the Compliance Committee of EmblemHealth, and Chairman of the Nominating/Governance Committee of EmblemHealth and served on the Compensation Committee and the combined Audit/Finance Committees of EmblemHealth and GHI and the Nominating/Governance committee of ConnectiCare. He was General Counsel to Conference Associates, Inc.,, a New York State licensed health insurance agent/broker, and General Counsel to the New York State Business Group, Inc.,, an association of businessmen and businesswomen in New York State. For twelve years, Jay Russ was General Counsel to North American Partners in Anesthesia, LLP.,, the largest private anesthesia and pain management practice in the country. He serves as an Arbitrator with the American Health Lawyers Association,

In the late 1970s, Jay Russ was appointed to the panel of independent trial lawyers for the New York State Insurance Department, defending individuals and businesses when their liability insurers were undergoing rehabilitation by the State. In that role, Jay Russ tried hundreds of jury cases in New York. During the past 49 years, he has tried jury and non-jury cases, arbitrations, and has conducted hearings and argued appeals involving real estate, entity dissolution, limited liability companies, healthcare, private and municipal construction, complex personal injury and malpractice, worker's rights, contract, commercial transactions, debtor/creditor rights, employment, labor and other matters.

He was General Counsel to Nab Construction Corp.,, and represents contractors, subcontractors and bonding companies in their contractual and construction claims. These have included claims arising from high-profile construction projects such as the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge renovation and the Newark International Airport.

Jay Russ served on the Board of Directors of The New Group,, an artist-driven not for profit company with a commitment to developing and producing powerful and contemporary theater. The New Group first developed and produced "Avenue Q." He served as General Counsel to Confer Bethpage, LLC and Confer Rockland, LLC, which had concession agreements with New York State to own and operate the golf and tennis concessions at Bethpage State Park and Rockland Lake State Park. Bethpage State park is considered to be the finest public golf course in the country, and hosted the golf US Open. He was a speaker at the 1st Board Audit & Compliance Committee Conference of the SCCE in Scottsdale, AZ.
Daniel P. Rosenthal Esq.
Daniel P. Rosenthal Esq. is an experienced trial attorney, who specializes in complex commercial litigations, transactional matters, the purchase/sale of residential and commercial properties and Estate matters. He was admitted to practice in New York in 1988, Connecticut in 1987, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
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Massapequa, NY 11758
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