Fordham University School of Law
(J.D., cum laude, 2011)
Member, Fordham Law Review
(B.A., Political Science, 2008)
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
HONORS AND AWARDS
New York Metro Rising Star, Health Care, Thomson Reuters, (2019)
American Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Associations
Jessica F. Sonpal is a Senior Attorney at Garfunkel Wild, P.C., which she joined in 2014. She is a member of the firm's Health Care and HIPAA Compliance practice groups, which advise clients on a host of business, regulatory and transactional matters including Federal and State law regulatory compliance, technology contracts and matters relating to not-for-profit corporate governance. Ms. Sonpal’s clients include federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), health systems, hospitals and physicians.
Ms. Sonpal regularly counsels FQHCs and look-alikes on many complex and day-to-day issues. Ms. Sonpal prepares FQHCs and look-alikes for operational site visits and assists entities in achieving and maintaining compliance with HRSA requirements and the many other regulations and promulgations applicable specifically to FQHCs and look-alikes. In addition, Ms. Sonpal has extensive experience in structuring and reviewing contracts and services agreements between these health centers and other health care providers, business associates and vendors, while ensuring that the health centers continue to comply with applicable law and regulations.
Ms. Sonpal also advises and assists clients with various other corporate and regulatory issues including matters relating to HIPAA and state privacy law, corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting restrictions, and reimbursement disputes.
Prior to joining Garfunkel Wild, Ms. Sonpal was an Associate at Winston & Strawn LLP, where she practiced commercial litigation.
Ms. Sonpal received her B.A. in Political Science from Boston College in 2008, and her J.D., cum laude, in 2011 from Fordham University School of Law, where she was a member of the Fordham Law Review.
- Co-authored chapter entitled "Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)" in the Legal Manual of New York Physicians (Sixth Edition)