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October 24, 2017

Barclay Damon Welcomes Health Care Attorneys Kietzman and Hogenkamp

October 24, 2017"ā€¯Barclay Damon announces Paul R. Kietzman and Jamie Dughi Hogenkamp have joined the law firm in the Health Care & Human Services and Health Care Controversies Practice Areas. They are resident in the Albany office.

Paul Kietzman is of counsel with Barclay Damon. He has decades of experience counseling private- and public-sector clients. Paul was the first general counsel to the New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, where he served three governors and five OMRDD commissioners. Paul also served as general counsel and then senior counsel to NYSARC, Inc., the state's largest private provider of services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He also served as deputy counsel for Medicaid cost-containment litigation for the New York State Department of Social Services. During his career, Paul authored several pieces of legislation, including, among others, portions of the Mental Hygiene Law and implementation legislation for the "New York State Cares" initiative, which supports developmentally disabled New Yorkers.

Jamie Dughi Hogenkamp has rejoined Barclay Damon as an associate after accepting a position to serve as a law clerk for the Honorable Michael J. Garcia, Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals. As a member of the Health Care & Human Services and Health Care Controversies Practice Areas, Jamie counsels health-care providers regarding compliance programs, administrative audits and investigations, self-disclosures, HIPAA compliance, licensure issues, and other legal matters. She also assists in the litigation of complex health care matters. Jamie graduated summa cum laude and as salutatorian from Albany Law School, where she received many honors, was a senior editor of Albany Law Review, and founded and directed the Child Advocacy Pro Bono Project. Prior to attending law school, Jamie obtained her master's degree in social work from the University at Albany School of Social Welfare.

Barclay Damon LLP has one of the largest health-care practices in Upstate New York and decades of experience representing hospitals, physician groups, skilled nursing and assisted-living facilities, developmental-disability providers, behavioral-health agencies, pharmacies, home-care agencies, and related clients. A full-service law firm with 275 attorneys, Barclay Damon provides comprehensive legal and business counsel to a diverse client base. Barclay Damon has offices throughout the major cities of New York State and in Toronto, Boston, Washington DC, and Newark and is the largest law firm in the Northeastern United States not centered in a major market.


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