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Quotation Mark Right iconI have had the pleasure to work with Lani Dornfeld on a complicated acquisition. Lani is a consummate professional who never took her eye off the ball and always had her client's best interest in mind. I highly recommend Lani and the Brach Eichler healthcare practice.Quotation Mark Right icon
~ Lee T., former COO, multi-office and hospital radiology practice

*Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Quotation Mark Right iconAttorney Dornfeld is highly dependable and extremely knowledgeable in the area of healthcare compliance and privacy. It is not only seamless but very reassuring to work with such a highly skilled attorney.Quotation Mark Right icon
~ Roger A., Chief Medical Officer, multi-state substance use disorder and mental health treatment provider

*Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Lani M. Dornfeld is a Member in the Healthcare Practice Group. She is a seasoned healthcare and business attorney with a reputation for client responsiveness, attention to detail while not losing sight of the big picture, and providing sound legal guidance that takes into account the client’s business needs and objectives. Her practice focuses on  a wide variety of transactional, business, and regulatory matters, including sales and purchases of healthcare businesses, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, private equity investments and transactions, HIPAA compliance, corporate compliance, federal and state fraud and abuse laws, and contract negotiations. Lani also has deep experience in managing guardianship, patient care, informed consent, advance directive, and bioethical matters and issues.

Lani’s clients include hospitals, health systems, management service organizations, surgery centers, substance use disorder treatment facilities, mental health treatment facilities, home health agencies, hospices, dental practices, medical practices, and individual healthcare providers.

A frequent lecturer and occasional adjunct professor, Lani is a sought-after speaker on a variety of health care topics. Lani also regularly contributes to Brach Eichler’s monthly Health Law Update publication.


Each matter handled by Lani depends on its unique facts and particular legal circumstances. The following are a list of results obtained by Lani on behalf of her clients:

  • Completed the sale of a multi-doctor, multi-office ophthalmology practice and surgery center to a private-equity backed buyer for $25 million.
  • Completed the $2 million sale of a multi-office radiology practice to a large multi-state radiology organization.
  • Represented a multi-state fertility practice in the sale to a private equity-backed buyer for almost $12 million.
  • Represented the seller in the sale of equity interests in a home health agency for $4 million to a buyer with partial private equity backing.
  • Successfully represented a clinical laboratory in reversing Medicare termination by CMS.                 
  • Advised and assisted a large radiology practice in managing a sizable data security breach, including incident management and investigation, governmental, media and patient notifications, and reporting and response to government agencies.
  • Advised multi-state substance use disorder and mental health treatment provider on reorganization, including establishment of a management services organization.
  • Outside general counsel to a multi-state non-profit licensed hospice provider.

*Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Former Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University School of Law, having taught courses in both the Legal Research & Writing Program and the Health Law & Policy Program.
  • Former Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University’s Masters in Healthcare Administration program.
  • Former Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University at the undergraduate level.
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, Florida Bar Association
  • Member, American Health Law Association
  • Member, Health Care Compliance Association
  • Member, Home Care & Hospice Association of New Jersey
  • Member, Home Care Association of Florida
  • Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) by the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)®