Dena Operman Of Counsel




Dena Operman focuses her practice primarily on the representation of premier New York hospitals and physicians in complex medical malpractice cases, and on nursing home negligence claims. Dena handles cases from inception to trial, including court appearances, depositions, dispositive motion practice and mediation. She has experience in determining the extent of likely exposure and accelerating turnaround through procedural and substantive dismissals as well as negotiated settlements.

In addition to physicians and hospitals, Dena has represented other members of the allied health professions, including dentists, nurses, paramedics, nurse- midwives, counselors and social workers, managed care organizations and privately run emergency rooms. Apart from her experience in medical malpractice and health care defense, Dena has represented multiple insurance carriers in the areas of complex tort and general liability and other professional liability matters.