Betsy is an associate attorney practicing in the fields of cyber liability, medical malpractice, and healthcare law.


Betsy is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) and handles healthcare related cyber liability matters.  Betsy has counseled healthcare clients on cyber issues, including HIPAA/HITECH and regulatory compliance, pre-breach risk assessments and best practices.  She is also well versed in breach response measures and regulatory investigations at the federal and state levels.


Betsy has experience representing major metropolitan area medical centers, podiatrists, psychologists, chiropractors, dentists, nurses, home health care attendants and various other health care professionals.  Betsy handles all aspects of litigation and has tried cases to verdict.   


As a member of the healthcare law group, Betsy has experience reviewing and negotiating multi-million dollar managed care contracts.  She has also handled reimbursement and coverage disputes under managed care contracts.  In addition, she has successfully defended life, health and disability claims brought against employee benefit plan administrators under ERISA.




Ransomware and the Continuing Cyber Threats Facing the Healthcare Industry, AHRMNY The Risk Management Quarterly, Vol. 2 2017 (pp. 5-7)


Recent Cybersecurity Exposures Provide Important Lessons, AHRMNY The Risk Management Quarterly, Winter 2015 (pp. 22-24)


Warning: Everyone Plays a Role in Avoiding Cyber Liability, AHRMNY Risk Management Quarterly, Spring 2014 (pp. 17-19)


Effective Use of Analogies in Legal Practice, For the Defense, September 2012 (pp. 51-55, 89)


Cyberbullying and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, New York Law Journal, February 9, 2011 (Vol. 245, No. 27, p. 4)




The Role of Documentation in Medical Malpractice Litigation – Healthcare practice (April 6, 2017)


The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Medical Claims, Liabilities and Exposures – Major healthcare insurer (March 3, 2016)


The Internet of Things and Data Privacy Compliance: Resilience in a Vulnerable Landscape – Multistate Webinar (February 11, 2016)


Cyber-Security & Compliance Solutions in E-Health – New York State Bar Association (October 8, 2015)


I See Cyber Liability in Your Future – Connecticut Society of Health and Risk Managers Quarterly Meeting (September 9, 2015)  

Practice Areas
Cyber Liability

Medical Malpractice

Healthcare Law

University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 2008
Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 2005

Bar and Court Admissions
New York

U.S. District Courts – Southern and Eastern Districts of New York



Certified Information Privacy Professional/United Stated (CIPP/US), International Association of Privacy Professionals


Other Professional Affiliations

The Association for Healthcare Risk Management of New York, Inc.