Ari Markenson

Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP
50 Main Street, Suite 1000
White Plains, New York 10606, United States
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Practice/Organization Description

Mr. Markenson is Of Counsel with the firm's Health Care Practice Group. He is experienced in counseling various health care industry clients, including providers and payers, and has specific expertise in the representation of post-acute care providers. Mr. Markenson assists health care clients on legal and regulatory compliance issues, including requirements and conditions for participation, fraud and abuse, HIPAA and survey, certification and enforcement issues, administrative proceedings, acquisitions, due diligence, obtaining certificate of need approval and state licensure, health care decision making and refusal of treatment issues. Mr. Markenson also counsels clients regarding general corporate and business matters, such as the negotiation of A/R financing agreements and health care facility leases.

Prior to joining Benesch, Mr. Markenson served as Deputy General Counsel for Cypress Health Care Management LLC/The Schwartzberg Companies, a premier post-acute care and senior housing management company with nursing home, assisted living, rehabilitation therapy, hospital, pharmacy, DME and group purchasing business operations in 10 states.

Mr. Markenson also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Maryland University College, Graduate School of Management and Technology, where he teaches courses in Long-Term Care Administration and Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration. In addition, he is a Lecturer at the School of Health Sciences and Practice at New York Medical College, where he teaches Health Care in the U.S., Law and Health and Management of Long Term Care Facilities. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School where he teaches a health law practice workshop.

Ari can be reached at 914.682.6822 or

Bar Admissions

Admitted, New York State

Admitted, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Admitted, United States District Court for the Northern District of New York

Admitted, District of Columbia

Member, New York State Bar Association

Member, District of Columbia Bar Association


Brooklyn Law School, 1996, J.D.

Columbia University School of Public Health, 1998, Master of Public Health, Health Policy and Management

Syracuse University, 1993, B.A.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Member and Chair, Health Law Section, New York State Bar Association

Member and Vice Chair, Long-term Care, Senior Housing, In-home Care and Rehabilitation Practice Group of the American Health Lawyers Association

Member, American College of Healthcare Executives

Associate Member, American College of Health Care Administrators

Member, Health Law and Business Section of the American Bar Association

Member, Legal Committee of the American Health Care Association

Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Eli Research Inc.'s Long-Term Care Survey Alert

Member, Board of Directors of Providence Rest

Honors and Awards

Listed, "Outstanding Young Healthcare Lawyer" by Nightingale's Healthcare News (2004)

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