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Raymond R. D'Agostino

Raymond R. D'Agostino

Partner

P: (315) 565-4500 (ext. 4518)
F: (315) 565-4600
rdagostino@hancocklaw.com

Raymond R. D’Agostino is a partner in the Health Care Practice. He has served as the Chair of the Health Care Department and served as a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee. Mr. D'Agostino has practiced health law in New York for more than 30 years and is recognized statewide as a leader in the field. He provides a wide array of legal services to health care providers and organizations, including corporate restructuring, privatization of public facilities, provider joint venturing, physician recruitment and contracting, state and federal regulatory compliance, and counseling on patient care and medical staff matters.

Mr. D'Agostino serves as general counsel to several hospitals in Central New York.

  • Converted two public hospitals into private, not-for-profit corporations in 1995 and 1996.
  • Represented a tertiary care hospital in a merger with a community hospital in 1999.
  • Represented a nursing home in a virtual merger with a large health care system in 2001.
  • Obtained a decision from the NY Court of Appeals in 1983 in favor of a hospital which objected to the District Attorney’s attempt to obtain medical records without patient’s consent.
  • Obtained a decision following a bench trial in favor of a hospital in an action against the NYS Health Department challenging the hospital’s Medicaid reimbursement methodology.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of a hospital in a Federal Court action by a physician alleging an antitrust violation in the loss of his medical staff privileges (affirmed on appeal to U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals).
  • Rated, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected, The Best Lawyers in America (1995-2017)
  • Selected, New York – Upstate, Super Lawyers (2007-2018)
  • Judge Advocate, United States Marine Corps (1968-1971)
  • Secretary, Board of Directors, The Commons on St. Anthony Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility (2014-Present)
  • Board of Trustees, Health Foundation for Western and Central New York (2014-Present)
  • Member, Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • Member, American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, YMCA of Greater Syracuse, Board of Directors (1991-Present)
  • Member, Syracuse Community Health Center Foundation, Board of Directors (1999-Present)
  • Member, Hospice of the Finger Lakes, Board of Directors (2002-2009)
  • Member, Home Aides of Central New York, Board of Directors (1994-1999)
  • Past President, YMCA of Greater Syracuse, Board of Directors (1999-2002)
  • Past President, Hospice of the Finger Lakes, Board of Directors (2007-2009)
  • Past President, Home Aides of Central New York, Board of Directors (1995-1997)
  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1968
    • Justinian Honor Society
    • Student Articles Editor, Syracuse Law Review
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., 1965
  • New York
  • United States District Court (NDNY)