Patrice J. Koeneke is the Firm’s Managing Partner. Patrice is a seasoned healthcare attorney with close to 30 years of experience in risk and litigation management, regulatory affairs, accreditation, ethics, patient care issues, quality management and corporate compliance. Patrice has served as the Senior Associate General Counsel & Director of Risk Management for NYPH Weill-Cornell Medical Center, the Chief Compliance Officer & Director of Risk Management for Nyack Hospital, and most recently as the Vice President of Legal, Risk & Regulatory Affairs & Chief Legal Officer for Northern Westchester Hospital.
As the Firm’s Managing Partner, Patrice is the main liaison to our clients on all case-related and client management issues. As Managing Partner, Patrice ensures that MCB meets the demands of our clients and that the Firm continues to provide effective, efficient and results-driven services to our clients. Patrice oversees the professional development initiatives and activities for the attorneys and legal staff, along with supervising the intake of all new cases, and managing attorney education, mentoring and training.
Patrice began her legal career as an Associate at Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP after graduating from St. John’s University School of Law. She holds a B.S. in Speech Pathology from Nazareth College of Rochester and was a Speech & Language Pathologist at Cleary School for the Deaf prior to pursuing her legal career.
Patrice is a member of the ABA, NYSBA, New York City Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association and the Association for Healthcare Risk Management of New York. She is admitted to practice in the State Courts of New York and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
St. John’s University School of Law, J.D.
Nazareth College of Rochester, B.S.
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
2010 - present
2010 - present