Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, is pleased to announce that Ross P. Lanzafame, a partner in the firm’s Health Care and Human Services practice group, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) for a three-year term.
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1922 by George Eastman, quickly becoming a cornerstone of the community. Almost 100 years later, RPO is the community’s orchestra and continues to embrace Eastman’s vision of a musical community for everyone with each season. With nearly 170,000 attendees to more than 150 events each season, 40 percent of which are free concerts geared towards community and education, the RPO’s reach and influence has extended beyond the local community as the orchestra continues to gain recognition nationally. RPO is committed to providing the greater Rochester area with exceptional, engaging performances to enrich and inspire. Each season is crafted to create a diverse mix of education programs, progressive performances that blend genres, and showcase talented musicians.
As a health care attorney, Lanzafame is a business lawyer for non-profit and for-profit health care providers. He counsels health care providers and professional trade associations with regard to business, corporate and government regulatory matters, and represents clients before a variety of governmental agencies, bodies, boards and commissions. His practice is focused on reimbursement issues and regulatory compliance. Lanzafame was recognized by Chambers USA 2014, 2015, and 2016 in the field of Healthcare Law, he was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019, and he was also selected for inclusion in the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list each year for 2007-2012 and 2014-2018. He is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
The Harter Secrest & Emery Health Care and Human Services attorneys work with health systems, hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, physicians and other health care facilities, agencies and professionals to provide guidance on day-to-day operational, business and regulatory issues involving patients, medical staff, medical records, financing, reimbursement, tax, contracts, corporate compliance, government investigations and the myriad of other matters that impact a health care organization. The firm also has significant experience in managed care and health care acquisitions, reorganizations and affiliations, and has developed integrated delivery systems involving hospital, nursing home, home care agency, physician and other provider services.