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Stephen H. Cohen


Email: [email protected]

Phone: (315) 477-6226

Fax: (315) 425-3626

Practice Areas

  • Healthcare Law
  • Business Law
  • ERISA and Employee Benefits



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Stephen, a founding Member of CCBLaw, concentrates his practice in the area of complex healthcare transactions. He is a nationally recognized innovator in the structuring of large horizontally and vertically integrated group practices throughout the United States.

Stephen provides general and focused representation to a broad range of healthcare clients, such as group medical practices, joint ventures between practices and hospitals as well as related systems, POs, PHOs, IPAs, MSOs and clinically integrated delivery systems. Stephen has significant experience with a wide variety of issues facing healthcare providers, including strategic planning for healthcare providers and entities; civil and criminal healthcare fraud and abuse investigation, defense and prevention; Medicare compliance; mergers and acquisitions; business operations and transactional matters; entity formation and employment issues; structuring transactions to comply with the anti-kickback and Stark fraud and abuse laws as well as regulatory requirements.

In addition, Stephen represents closely-held business entities and their owners. Stephen counsels clients regarding their business operations and transactional matters, including entity formation, employment issues, joint ventures, acquisitions, mergers, sales and succession planning.

Stephen represents professional and business entities of all sizes from those owned and operated by a single individual to multi-faceted professional entities with 700+ owners and large privately held business corporations with multiple locations.


Stephen lectures frequently on the subject of the structuring of large group medical practices.


  • Syracuse University, J.D., 1970; B.S.
    Accounting, 1967, Beta Alpha Psi, Phi Delta Phi


  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed since 1986 in Best Lawyers in America
  • Listed since 2007 in New York Super Lawyers - Upstate Edition