Ancona, Lara Jean

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Lara Jean Ancona

Partner Director

111 Great Neck Road, Great Neck, NY 11021
P: 516-393-2245

411 Hackensack Avenue, 5th Floor, Hackensack, NJ 07601
P: 201-883-1030

350 Bedford Street, Suite 406A, Stamford, CT  06901
P: 203-316-0483

Health Care
Health Care Information and Technology
HIPAA Compliance
Insurance Regulatory

Fordham University School of Law
(J.D., Order of the Coif, 1999)
NYU Stern School of Business
(M.S., Accounting, 1991)
Union College
(B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, 1990)

New Jersey
New York

New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division

Connecticut State Courts

Best Lawyers in America® - Health Care Law (2021-2022)

New York State Bar Association

American Bar Association
American Health Law Association

Lara Jean Ancona is a Partner Director at Garfunkel Wild, P.C., which she joined in 2001.  A member of the firm’s HIPAA Compliance, Technology, Insurance Regulatory and Health Care practice groups, Ms. Ancona advises clients on a wide range of business, commercial, regulatory, and transactional matters.

Ms. Ancona’s practice includes corporate transactions, regulatory analysis, employment agreements, and service agreements for hospitals, physicians, managed care companies, insurance companies and other health industry clients.

Ms. Ancona has particular experience in developing clinical trial agreements and advising organizations on compliance with federal and state research regulations and Institutional Review Board requirements.  She has worked with such organizations as the North American Pediatric Renal Transplant Case Study, for which she helped to create a clinical site network and nationwide registry.

Prior to joining Garfunkel Wild, P.C., Ms. Ancona was an associate at Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker.  She also worked for KPMG, LLP for six years as a tax accountant in their German Tax Practice.

She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Ms. Ancona received her B.A. in 1990 from Union College, her M.S. in Accounting from New York University Stern School of Business in 1991, and her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1999.


  • Physician Employment Contracts, Journal of the American College of Radiology, July 1, 2010
  • Clinical Trials: A Compliance Primer for Physician Practices, Compliance Today, August 2005
  • Physicians' Responsibility for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners NYSBA Health Law Newsletter.  Summer/Fall 2001, Vol. 6, No. 3