Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

James W. Gormley

James W. Gormley

Of Counsel

p: 716-858-3765

f: 716-768-2765

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Clarence Office

9276 Main Street
Suite 3B
Clarence, New York 14031

Buffalo Office

The Avant Building
200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202

p: 716-858-3765
f: 716-768-2765

James Gormley represents a wide variety of health care clients, including of tertiary care and community hospitals, behavioral health clinics, diagnostic and treatment centers, medical and hospital associations, physician groups, emergency department staffing companies, urgent care centers, and numerous voluntary agencies and individual providers.

Jim advises his clients on matters involving mergers and acquisitions, affiliations and networks, health home formation and operation, antitrust compliance, contract analysis and negotiations, corporate governance, diagnostic and treatment center development and funding, managed care, Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement, audits and investigations, medical staff governance, mergers, not-for-profit corporate matters, regulatory compliance, tax exempt compliance and related matters (including administrative proceedings).

He has created IPA/messenger model networks for hospitals, outpatient providers and medical associations, merged hospitals and other providers, and has advised providers on business and network development, risk assumption, clinical integration and related antitrust issues.

Representative Experience

  • Development, Operation and Sale of Urgent Care Centers
  • Health Home Formation and Structuring
  • Affiliations and Mergers of Health Care Providers
  • FQHC Formation
  • Audit and Compliance Representation
  • Tax Exempt Client Advisory

Practice Areas


  • State University of New York at Fredonia, B.A., 1973
  • SUNY Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1979

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Erie County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2016-2018 for Corporate Law and Health Care Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Peer Review Rated for Very High to Preeminent Ethical Standards and Legal Ability