Ari Markenson

Ari Markenson

Ari Markenson

Raised across the street from a major academic medical center, I've spent my career working at the intersection of healthcare, law and business
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management


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Ari J. Markenson (MPH '98) is a partner in the Healthcare and Corporate Practices at Venable LLP in its NYC Office. He has spent his career working at the intersection of healthcare, law and business. He advises healthcare industry clients, including investors, lenders, providers, and suppliers, on a broad range of regulatory and corporate matters, and has significant experience conducting due diligence in complex healthcare industry acquisitions and financial transactions. He regularly represents private equity firms and lenders in such transactions and evaluates and advises on compliance and regulatory issues with regard to sellers and potential borrowers from banks and financing sources. He also advises various healthcare entities on regulatory matters, including conditions for participation; fraud and abuse; and survey, certification, licensure, and enforcement issues. Mr. Markenson speaks and publishes regularly for well-known health care organizations on topics related to health care, law and business. He is an active participate in many professional organizations related to healthcare, law and business. He is a Past Chair of the New York State Bar Association - Health Law Section and still serves on its Executive Committee. He is a member of the Board of the American Health Law Association and an active participant in the association. Mr. Markenson is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland Global Campus, 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 an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the School of Health Sciences and Practice at New York Medical College, where he teaches Law and Health, Public Health Law and Management of Long Term Care Facilities.



BA, 1993, Syracuse University
JD, 1996, Brooklyn Law School
MPH, 1998, Columbia University School of Public Health

Editorial Boards

Vice Chair, The Health Lawyer, American Bar Association, Health Law Section, Editorial Board
Long-Term Care Survey Alert, Editorial Advisory Board, Eli Research, Inc.

Other Affiliations

Member of the Board of Trustee, Foundation for Quality Care
Member of the Board of Directors of the American Health Law Association

Honors & Awards

Rated, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review, 2013-2019 Top Rated Lawyer in Healthcare
Listed, NY-Metro Superlawyer, Health Care, October 2011, 2013 to 2019
Listed, Best Lawyers in America, Health Care, 2012 to 2019
Outstanding Young Healthcare Lawyer - Nightingale's Healthcare News, 2004
Chambers and Partners, USA 2021, Ranked – New York – Health Care

Areas of Expertise

Aging and Elderly, Ethics, Health Law, Healthcare Financing, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Management, Healthcare Policy, Healthcare Providers, Healthcare Reform, Healthcare Regulation, Medicaid/Medicare, Quality of Care

Select Publications

Markenson, Ari J. and Woffenden, Tamala, M, What is... CHOW? American Bar Association, Health Law Section (July 2018)
Markenson, Ari J., Editor In Chief, Post-Acute Care Handbook: Regulatory, Risk, and Compliance Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, (October 2014).
Markenson, Ari J., Kissick, Carrie (Co-Editors In Chief) 50 State Survey of Certificate of Need and Licensure Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, Home Health Agencies and Hospices, American Health Lawyers Association, (April 2009).
Markenson, Ari J., Editor In Chief, Long Term Care Facility Survey and Certification Guide, Eli Research, Durham N.C. (September 2000).

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