Karen E. SoslerPartner
Karen E. Sosler practices in the areas of healthcare, tax exempt organizations, and labor and employment law. She has counseled a wide variety of healthcare clients, including hospitals, hospices, adult homes, nursing homes, assisted living residences, health maintenance organizations, private physicians and practitioners, and regional health information organizations.
A partner in the Firm’s Health Services Practice Group, Karen has extensive experience handling regulatory, corporate and transactional matters relating to the fraud and abuse laws, certificate of need applications, physician contracts, corporate and regulatory compliance, employment agreements, employee benefits, tax exemption applications, executive compensation, conflict of interest policies, information technology, privacy and confidentiality, electronic medical records issues, corporate mergers, sales and acquisitions, and tax exempt organizations.
Karen has lectured on various topics, including the federal Stark Law, New York public charities, tax-exempt status for corporations, HIPAA and the confidentiality of medical records.
Karen was the recipient of the 1999 Capital District Women’s Bar Association’s Pro Bono Service Award (The Legal Project), and in 2005, she received the Patron of the Arts Award from the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, where she is a past president. She is currently a member of the American Health Law Association. Karen is also a board member of Wellspring (domestic violence and rape crisis services).
Karen is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, where she was an Editor of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics.
Since 2016, the Health Services Practice Group has been recognized in the Chambers USA directory.
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New YorkCourt Admissions
U.S. District Court of the Northern District of New YorkBar Affiliations
New York State Bar Association
Albany County Bar Association
Saratoga County Bar Association
Capital District Women’s Bar AssociationEducation
Georgetown University Law Center, Juris Doctor
University at Albany, MBA
LeMoyne College, BS, cum laude