Jeffrey P. Rust serves as practice group leader for the firm’s corporate and finance group. Jeff is a healthcare and corporate attorney, guiding the firm’s clients through transactional and regulatory matters while creating an atmosphere of collaboration and trust. Jeff advises businesses and healthcare clients in joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, financings, governance issues, employment matters, shareholder and partnership agreements, contract drafting and negotiations, dispute settlements, and the formation and operation of for-profit and not-for-profit entities. Jeff represents hospitals, health systems and multi- and single-specialty medical practices in transactional and employment matters. Jeff’s experience extends to providing counsel regarding compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws, reimbursement disputes, HIPAA compliance, self-referral and Stark issues, and a variety of complex legal, business and transactional matters. He is a frequent contributor to Farrell Fritz's New York Health Law blog.
Mr. Rust was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in 2013-2017 in the field of Health Care Law.
In 2007, Mr. Rust was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Long Island Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. As of 2012, Mr. Rust has been elevated to Chairman of the Board for the Long Island Chapter and has been selected to serve as one of two delegates to the Arthritis Foundation’s Northeast Regional Board.
He received his J.D. f rom The University of Akron School of Law in 1999, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Akron Law Review. Mr. Rust also earned an M.B.A. in Finance from The University of Akron College of Business. He graduated from the State University of New York College at Geneseo in 1992 with a B.S. in Management.
Mr. Rust is a member of the New York State and American Bar Associations.
Mr. Rust is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association and its Health Law and Business Law Sections, and the Health Law Section of the American Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in New York.
Mr. Rust has an AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating.