Robinson+Cole Expands Health Law Practice with Two New Lawyers

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Leslie Levinson joins the firm as co-chair of the firm’s Transactional Health Law Group and Christopher Librandi joins the firm as an associate.

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Les and Chris will provide additional depth and experience to our health law team, nationally and in the New York and Fairfield County markets.

Robinson+Cole has further expanded the reach of its health law practice with the addition of Leslie J. Levinson and Christopher J. Librandi to its team. Mr. Levinson has joined Robinson+Cole’s Health Law Group as a partner and co-chair of the firm’s Transactional Health Law Group in the firm’s New York City office, and Mr. Librandi has joined the group as an associate resident in the firm’s Stamford office.

Mr. Levinson is a seasoned lawyer with more than 30 years in practice. He has represented a broad spectrum of publicly traded and privately held companies, providing representation to health care providers and other companies on acquisitions and dispositions; public and private equity and debt offerings; securities; regulatory compliance and governance matters; and restructuring and reorganizations as well as counseling on many other types of business and financial transactions. He is an Advisory Board member of the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University and serves on the Advisory Board of Law360’s Health Law Newsletter. Mr. Levinson is a frequent author, lecturer, and commentator on health care and business matters. Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Mr. Levinson was a partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP in its New York City office, where he chaired the health care practice. He earned his J.D. from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is admitted to practice law in the state of New York.

“We are excited to have Les and Chris join our team in the New York and Stamford offices. They will provide additional depth and experience to our health law team, nationally and in the New York and Fairfield County markets,” said Lisa M. Boyle, chair of the Health Law Group.

"Les brings to Robinson+Cole real-world transactional experience with a wide variety of clients,” said John B. Lynch Jr., managing partner. “He will be an important member of the New York office and Health Law Team, under the leadership of Lisa Boyle. We look forward to him bringing his unique contributions to our clients and their transactional and other business needs.”

Mr. Librandi counsels hospitals and other health care entities on transactional and regulatory matters, including acquisitions, general contracting, compliance with HIPAA, the Stark law and anti-kickback statute (and state law equivalents), and medical staff policies and procedures. He also advises clients from various industries on technology-related matters, including online privacy, data security, and social media practices. Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Mr. Librandi was affiliated with Levett Rockwood PC and Cummings & Lockwood LLC. He earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and his B.A. in political science from Yale University with distinction. He is admitted to practice law in Connecticut and New York.

Our Health Law Practice
Robinson+Cole's Health Law Group consists of a team of experienced health care lawyers trained to advise clients on meeting business objectives within the confines of a complicated legal and regulatory environment. We represent the spectrum of health care clients, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, provider networks, durable medical equipment suppliers, ambulatory surgical centers, physicians and other individual providers, home health care agencies, clinics, and outpatient facilities. Our team comprises one of the state's largest core groups of focused health care lawyers, supported by lawyers from the firm's corporate, finance, tax, tax-exempt organizations, emerging technologies, intellectual property, litigation, immigration, labor and employment, benefits, and real property practice areas.

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Robinson+Cole is a service mark of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm with 200 lawyers in nine offices serving regional, national, and international clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Since 1845, Robinson & Cole LLP has expanded to meet the changing needs of clients. The firm represents corporate, governmental, and nonprofit entities, as well as individual clients, in a wide range of matters, including corporate; business and insurance litigation; tax and tax-exempt; finance; public finance; land use, environmental and utilities, and real estate; health law; labor, employment, and benefits; intellectual property and technology; and government relations. For more information, please visit

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