- 4.0/5.0 (1 review)
Pam has credibility with decision makers and insight to well established and emerging policies. She works collaboratively with the Department of Health, the State Education Department and the Office of Mental Health and has established partnership relationships at all levels within each such agency.
Pam worked closely with the Department of Health to inform the development of the Medicaid State Plan Amendment as related to the School Supportive Health Services (SSHSP/PSSHSP) and the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General’s treatment of programs under recent Compliance Plan regulations. Her experience in rate appeals, program approval, contract negotiation and regulatory quality reviews and audits extends well beyond educational programs. She has developed wide-ranging experience in the Office of the State Comptroller audits and compliance reviews.
Prior to joining the firm, she served as Senior Counsel with the New York State Legislative Bill Drafting Commission and was responsible for introducing several Latin American delegations to the state legislative process through her involvement with the Rockefeller Institute.
•Special education law
•Regents charter incorporations
•Not-for-profit education program incorporation
•State and municipal fiscal audits of non-public educational programs
•Representing New York State professional organizations
•Early education and early childhood care programming
•Mental health services to children
•Office of the State Comptroller audits
•College and university accreditation, Master Plan amendments and SARA
Recognition & Leadership
Awards & Accolades
•Team Member, Best Lawyers in America Top Listed - Government Relations, 2018
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers Government Relations Law Firm of the Year, 2014
•Recipient, Board Leadership Award, Easter Seals, 2009
•Recipient, Outstanding Advocate Award, The National Association of School Psychologists Government and Professional Relations Committee, 2007
Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, Albany County Bar Association
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, New York State Bar Association