David Manko

David is Chair of the Firm’s Health Care Group, with a national practice representing clients in the health care services sector in complex business transactions (private equity, M&A and joint ventures) and regulatory matters. After more than 25 years, David has developed deep healthcare industry expertise which he leverages to provide practical, creative and actionable advice to clients.  

Recently, David has been involved with representing stakeholders as they navigate a shifting healthcare landscape arising from COVID-19 including CARES Act compliance matters and implementing new healthcare delivery models. Chambers USA recognizes David as “a regulatory and transactional healthcare lawyer who earns impressive reviews from peers and clients alike.” “He is a master negotiator and is second to none in his responsiveness,” says one commentator, who adds that “he turns around whatever needs to be done promptly and efficiently.”  

As one of the architects of the NYS ACO statute and regulations and a former member of the NYS Value Based Payment Workgroup, David has deep expertise in regulatory and transactional issues involving large provider networks and risk bearing entities. David has also worked with clients to develop demonstration projects with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. 

In the community, David is dedicated to expanding access to primary care services for underserved populations. For almost 10 years, he has been an active member of the Board of Directors of Primary Care Development Corporation (“PCDC”). PCDC is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution dedicated to providing low-cost debt financing to not-for-profit organizations to expand and improve primary care in underserved communities.  

David graduated with a BA from Purdue University and a JD from California Western School of Law.  He is admitted to practice in New York. 

David Manko
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