Kathleen M.

New York State Regulatory & Government Relations



T: 518-313-1454

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About Kathleen

Kathleen M. Brown is a regulatory healthcare attorney who primarily focuses on provider compliance and related regulatory matters. She advises clients on a vast array of state and federal regulatory healthcare matters, including Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance compliance, audits and investigations, provider internal audits and self-disclosure of overpayment obligations, and Stark and Anti-Kickback compliance.

Kat is experienced in all levels of administrative litigation, including Article 78 appeals, as well as nonprofit corporation entity formation and corporate compliance, general healthcare transactions, and developing and implementing comprehensive compliance programs, including education and training courses. Her knowledge and skill set are integral to the firm’s New York State Regulatory and Government Relations practice, headquartered in Albany.

Her presentations include Collaboration in Creating a Culture of Compliance, presented during the 2018 IHS Annual Conference, and the New York State Center for Assisted Living (NYSCAL) ALP Regulatory Update Series.

Kat was previously a health department associate at O’Connell & Aronowitz, P.C., where she was also a law clerk. While in law school, she was a law clerk in the Office of Counsel to the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) and in the Office of Counsel to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.  Prior to attending law school, she was a project coordinator for the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Early Intervention.

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  • Albany Law School
  • St. John’s University

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S.D.C., Northern District of New York

Affiliations & Appointments

  • Capital District Women's Bar Association, Board Member
  • Adirondack Women’s Bar Association, Former Legislative Chair
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, Legislative Committee Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Health Law Section Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member
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Press Releases

Kathleen M. Brown Joins Farrell Fritz’s Albany Office Healthcare Team

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that Kathleen M. Brown, a Cohoes, NY, resident, has joined the firm’s Albany office.…

September 20, 2018

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Albany Law School

Cum Laude, Founder’s Scholarship, The Class of 1980 Scholarship, Class of 2014 Kate Stoneman Award, Student Service Award, Finalist, Donna Jo Morse Negotiation and Client Counseling Competitions

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St. John’s University

Cum Laude

Community Work

Kat is involved in the Albany Law School Moot Court program as a competition judge and student mentor, as well as sits on the Law School’s Kate Stoneman Committee, created in honor of the first female attorney admitted to practice in New York State. The Committee is dedicated to celebrating individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to seeking change and expanding opportunities for women in the practice of law. Kat also serves on the board of a local not-for-profit whose mission is to encourage local business owners to develop leadership roles throughout the Capital District, thereby strengthening the community as a whole.