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Brian Berlandi is a co-founder and partner of the firm. Brian brings a uniquely effective vision and perspective to clients of all sizes due to his broad experience that included private practice, in-house counsel and corporate operations. He has been especially effective counseling mid-sized companies in need of comprehensive legal counsel and operational advice across all aspects of their business, such as:
complex contracts and agreements;
real estate transactions;
alternative dispute resolution; and
human resources, compliance and facilities matters.
Brian previously served as General Counsel and Director of Operations for a private, 15-site dental practice and associated dental lab located throughout NYS and Florida. There, Brian was responsible for all legal and operations matters of the company. For example, Brian:
Negotiated and drafted contracts for the company’s joint venture with national insurance companies to establish dental practices in the Miami, FL market
Negotiated and drafted all independent contractor agreements between company and dentists
Led negotiations of all real estate leases, as well as extensions therefore and reductions in lease payments
Oversaw the execution of all compliance-related documents for over 120 employees
Handled all patient complaints so as to avoid adversarial proceedings
Effectively oversaw all litigation strategy for the company
Attended all court, mediation and arbitration hearings, and represented to company successfully at administrative hearings before various NYS agencies
Created and implemented a thorough corporate compliance plan for the company and interacted with multiple state agencies relating to the provision of health services to the Medicaid population
Managed all staffing and Human Resources matters for over 120 employees.
Brian serves as an arbitrator for both the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
Brian is a member of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) and the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA).
Brian is licensed to practice law in New York State and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Brian received his B.A. from Bowdoin College and his J.D. from Boston College Law School.
Advisory Services, Buy/Sell Agreements, Corporate Formation, Employment, Shareholder and Partnership Agreements, Healthcare Real Estate, Health Systems/Hospital Transactions, Joint Ventures, Licensure, Mergers, Raising Capital/Corporate Finance, Structuring and Documenting Loans