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Tricia A. Asaro

Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Albany, NY, USA

Tricia A. Asaro concentrates her practice in the areas of health care and governmental affairs. She has broad experience representing health plans in business negotiations, regulatory compliance matters and corporate governance issues. She also has wide-ranging experience handling health care transactions, particularly regulatory approval of changes in control of health care entities.

Areas of  Experience

  • Health care law
  • Insurance law
  • Governmental and administrative law

Key Clients

  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Hereford Insurance Company
  • MVP Health Care
  • New York State Association of Licensed Midwives
  • The New York State Health Plan Association
  • Quality Health Plans
  • Senior Whole Health
  • WellCare Health Plans

Significant Representations

  • Represented investors in purchase of multi-state health plan, serving as lead counsel for regulatory approval of the transaction.
  • Lead negotiator for New York Health Plan Association members in Medicaid Managed Care, Family Health Plus and Medicaid Advantage contract negotiations with the New York State Department of Health.
  • Successfully defended several health plans sued by chiropractors over compliance with New York's chiropractic benefit mandate.
  • Represented health plan in negotiations with mental health vendor in multi-state transaction.
  • Negotiated transaction and obtained regulatory approval for holding company in its acquisition of a property and casualty insurer.


  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 1997
    - Notes Editor, American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal
  • B.A., cum laude, Amherst College, 1991

Admitted to Practice 

  • New York . U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • District of Columbia

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