Karen Gallinari of Yonkers is the chair of the Health Law Section.

Gallinari is an adjunct professor at Pace University’s Elizabeth Haub’s School of Law. She has over 20 years’ experience in healthcare law, risk management, compliance, litigation, medical research and bioethics.

A 24-year member of the State Bar, Gallinari most recently served as chair-elect of the Health Law Section. She previously chaired the section’s Membership Committee. She was a member of the section’s Biotechnology/Medical Research; In-House Counsel; and Public Health Committees.

Gallinari graduated from New York University and earned her law degree from New York Law School.

Chairs of the Health Law Section

1996-98: Barry Gold
1998-99: Jerome T. Levy
1999-00: Robert N. Swidler
2000-01: Tracy E. Miller
2001-02: Robert Abrams
2002-03: Salvatore J. Russo
2003-04: James W. Lytle
2004-05: Philip Rosenberger
2005-06: Lynn Stansel
2006:07: Mark Barnes
2007-08: Peter J. Millock
2008-09: Ross P. Lanzafame
2009-10: Edward S. Kornreich
2010-11: Ari J. Markenson
2011-12: Francis J. Serbaroli
2012-13: Ellen V. Weissman
2013-14: Kathleen M. Burke
2014-15: Margaret J. Davino
2015-16: Kenneth R. Larywon
2016-17: Raul A. Tabora, Jr.
2017-18: Lawrence R. Faulkner
2018-19: Robert A. Hussar
2019-20: Hermes Fernandez
2020-21: Karen Gallinari

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