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Patrick Formato

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Health Care Attorney in Lake Success, NY

Abrams Fensterman, LLP
3 Dakota Drive, Suite 300
Lake Success, NY 11042
Phone: 516-328-2300
Fax: 516-328-6638
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1994
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas: Health Care, Business/Corporate
Attorney Profile

As an executive partner at Abrams Fensterman, LLP, Patrick Formato provides dedicated legal representation to clients in the Lake Success, New York, area. He focuses his practice on health care law, offering counsel and advice on the following matters: the development and implementation of corporate compliance programs, attaining certificates of need, treatment decision issues and advance directives, fraud and abuse, affiliation agreements, survey certification and enforcement, employment, managed care agreements, buy and sell agreements, shareholder and partnership agreements, real estate, general business/corporate issues and licensure questions.

After graduating cum laude from the University at Albany, State University of New York with a Bachelor of Arts, Mr. Formato went on to attend Albany Law School. From there, he received a Juris Doctor, again graduating cum laude.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Formato has built a reputation on his knowledge and experience in handling a wide range of health care law issues. He listens to his clients' goals and strives to help them reach resolutions that meet their short- and long-term needs. In recognition of his dedication and success, Mr. Formato received the Long Island Business News Leadership in Law Award.

Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Mr. Formato. He is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, the Health Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and the American Health Lawyers Association. Mr. Formato is the author of several legal articles and has conducted lectures for a number of health care and professional organizations on legal subjects relating to corporate compliance, fraud and abuse, provider contracting and reimbursement.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Health Care
  • 30%Business/Corporate
Focus Areas

Hospital Law, Nursing Home, Health & Health Care Law, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022

About Patrick Formato

First Admitted: 1993, New Jersey

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Educational Background

  • State University of New York, B.A., cum laude

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Nassau County Bar Association, Past Chairman, Health and Hospital Committee
  • New York State Bar Association, Health Law Section, Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member
  • New York


  • Best Lawyers of America, Health Care Law, Best Lawyers of America, Best Lawyers, 2020
  • Best Lawyers of America, Health Care Law, Best Lawyers of America, Best Lawyers, 2021
  • , Leaders In The Law - Health Law, New York Magazine, 2018
  • , Who's Who in Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Law, Long Island Business News, 2020
  • Cum Laude, Albany Law School Union University
  • Leadership in Law Award, Long Island Business News, 2013

Industry Groups

  • Healthcare
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Office Location for Patrick Formato

3 Dakota Drive
Suite 300
Lake Success, NY 11042

Phone: 516-328-2300

Fax: 516-328-6638

Last Updated: 5/12/2022

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