Franklin Pierce Law Center
(now University of New Hampshire School of Law)
Boston University School of Education
(M.A.T., English Education, 1995)
New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division
American Health Lawyers Association
Michael (“Mick”) M. Stone is a Partner at Garfunkel Wild, which he joined in 2015. He is a member of the firm’s Health Care; Business; Discharge Planning, Patient Rights and Elder Law; and Finance and Real Estate practice groups. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Stone served for over ten years as an Assistant Counsel within the Bureau of House Counsel of the New York State Department of Health.
While at the Department of Health, Mr. Stone was the Department’s point of contact for legal issues with respect to adult care facilities and home care agencies and also the Department’s point of contact for legal issues with respect to the licensure of hospitals, nursing homes and clinics. He advised the Public Health Council on legal matters prior to, during, and since its transition to the Public Health and Health Planning Council in 2010. In addition to advising the Public Health and Health Planning Council and Department staff, Mr. Stone regularly responded to health care consultants, attorneys and members of the public seeking guidance on facility licensure and compliance issues.
Prior to joining the Department, Mr. Stone was an Appellate Court Attorney for the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Department.
A native of Rochester, New York, Mr. Stone has lived in the Albany area since 2003. Mr. Stone received his B.A. from Oberlin College in 1993, a Master of Arts in Teaching degree in English Education from Boston University School of Education in 1995, and his J.D. from the Franklin Pierce Law Center (now the University of New Hampshire School of Law) in 2003.