Executive Committee

Health Law Section Executive Committee

Executive Committee Roster

Health Law-Robert Hussar



Hermes Fernandez is a charter member of the Health Law Section, and a member of the predecessor Health Law Committee. He is honored that his peers have elected him to the Chair of the HLS. 

Fernandez is a member of Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, and co-Chair of Bond’s Health Law Section.  Over his career, Hermes has represented just about all levels of health care providers. Today, he spends much of his time on the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program, fraud and abuse, and providers of services to the developmentally disabled.  Earlier in his career, Hermes served as Assistant Counsel to Governor Mario Cuomo. He played key roles in the enactment of the State’s first prohibitions on indoor smoking, and AIDS Confidentiality Act.  

Fernandez also has served as NYSBA Vice-President of the 3rd Judicial District. 

Chairs of the Health Law Section:

1996-98: Barry Gold
1998-99: Jerome T. Levy
1999-00: Robert N. Swidler
2000-01: Tracy E. Miller
2001-02: Robert Abrams
2002-03: Salvatore J. Russo
2003-04: James W. Lytle
2004-05: Philip Rosenberger
2005-06: Lynn Stansel
2006:07: Mark Barnes
2007-08: Peter J. Millock
2008-09: Ross P. Lanzafame
2009-10: Edward S. Kornreich
2010-11: Ari J. Markenson
2011-12: Francis J. Serbaroli
2012-13: Ellen V. Weissman
2013-14: Kathleen M. Burke
2014-15: Margaret J. Davino
2015-16: Kenneth R. Larywon
2016-17: Raul A. Tabora, Jr.
2017-18: Lawrence R. Faulkner
2018-19: Robert A. Hussar
2019-20: Hermes Fernandez