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Margaret Davino is a partner in the New York office of Fox Rothschild, LLP, and a member of the firm’s 70-attorney health law group.  Former general counsel to medical centers in New York and New Jersey, Margaret Davino has experience in a broad spectrum of healthcare matters, including transactional, compliance, contractual, corporate, regulatory, governance, managed care/payer  (including value based arrangements), and risk management issues.  Her clients include hospitals, physicians and physician groups, start-up companies, FQHCs, home care agencies, pharmacies, laboratories, agencies for the developmentally disabled, care management companies, billing companies, non-profit companies, healthcare IT vendors, and a variety of other providers and entities in the healthcare space.


She handles joint ventures, sales and acquisitions of practices and companies, formation of new entities and practices, structuring arrangements and relationships between healthcare entities,  DSRIP/PPS issues,  bylaws and governance matters; physician-hospital contracts; affiliation and/or service contracts; employment agreements; managed care issues; IT contracts and issues; regulatory compliance;  HIPAA; medical staff affairs; captive PCs and faculty practices; separation agreements; ACO related issues, ambulatory surgery center joint ventures; and physician disciplinary matters. She has served as healthcare counsel in hospital bankruptcies, and has structured various management agreement arrangements between entities. She also provides advice in such areas as consent and confidentiality, and frequently conducts corporate investigations and assists with internal compliance programs.  She has also been involved with various long term care issues and arrangements.

Ms. Davino speaks frequently on multiple health care-related legal topics and is the author of various articles and a chapter on the legal issues associated with managed care.


She serves on the board of trustees for Lifespire, a nonprofit serving the developmentally disabled, and SFDS, a low-income housing development corporation. 

She has been included on the list of “Super Lawyers” for Health Law in New York by Super Lawyers Magazine every year since 2007.  She is past Chair, Health Law Section of the NY State Bar Association, a board member for the Health & Hospital Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association, and Chair of the Providers and In-House Counsel Committee, NY State Bar Health Law Section.  She is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association

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