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Anna E. Lynch

Partner

Rochester, NY

(585) 258-2821

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Anna's clients face challenges that require current knowledge of health care law and a sophisticated understanding of its many legal gray areas. A respected advisor to the medical community, she counsels her clients on a daily basis as they navigate the constantly evolving changes in health care law. It doesn't matter if the issue is big or small; if it's important to her client, it's important to Anna. Her philosophy? To paraphrase Martin Luther King, Jr.: the true measure of a person is not where she stands in good times, but where she stands in times of challenge.

Dedication, honesty and the ability to make tough calls−these are just a few reasons why our health care clients call on Anna.

As a member of our Health Care and Corporate & Business Practice Groups, Anna represents hospitals, long-term care providers, physicians and other providers throughout the Upstate New York region. She gives advice and counsel on risk management and patient care, professional discipline, and state and federal regulatory compliance, and contractual matters. Her ultimate goal is to create success for each client so that they can provide their services more effectively and with a minimum of risk.

EDUCATION

Syracuse University
College of Law,
J.D. (cum laude)

Georgetown University, A.B.

ADMISSIONS

New York State

US District Courts - Western District of NY

US Bankruptcy Court - Western District of NY

US Tax Court

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Anna is Vice-Chair of Rochester Regional Health's Board of Directors and is a member of the Executive Committee. She also serves on the Boards of Directors of St. John's Senior Living and St. Ann's Community. She is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (GRAWA).

She is a past member and Chair of the Alzheimer's Association of Rochester and past board member of the Nativity Preparatory Academy.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

Anna has been recognized in the 2013-2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for her work in Elder Law, Health Care Law, and Corporate Law. She was honored as the 2024 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Elder Law in Rochester, NY and the 2018 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Health Care Law in Rochester, NY. Anna has also been selected as an Upstate New York Super Lawyers honoree from 2007-2023.

Anna was awarded the 2023 Legal Excellence Award for Lifetime Achievement by The Daily Record and Rochester Business Journal and named one of the 2013 "Top Women in Law" by The Daily Record. The Top Women in Law award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of women attorneys who are making notable contributions to the legal profession, while inspiring a positive change in the community.

Additionally, Anna is a 2008 recipient of the Monroe County Medical Society’s prestigious Edward Mott Moore award. This award recognizes those whose lives reflect the qualities exemplified by Dr. Edward Mott Moore as a physician, teacher, investigator, leader and contributor to the community. Anna was also a 2000 recipient of the Rochester Business Journal’s "Forty Under 40" Award.

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