Alexis M. Florczak
Ms. Florczak is an attorney in the firm’s Business Services and Economic Development practice groups. She assists businesses, governmental entities, and not-for-profit organizations with a broad range of matters affecting the day-to-day operations of organizations, including formation and corporate governance, regulatory and compliance matters, and the preparation and review of various agreements related to the provision of services, licensing, and mergers & acquisitions. Ms. Florczak is also an attorney in the firm’s Cannabis Law practice group and focuses her work in this area on licensure and regulatory compliance with the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act.
Ms. Florczak’s practice also focuses on representing economic development entities, including industrial development agencies and local development corporations. She advises clients regarding project eligibility and assists clients with the negotiation and closing of IDA incentive transactions. She is familiar with and regularly advises clients on state and federal regulatory matters, including compliance requirements with General Municipal Law, Public Authorities Law, Open Meetings Law, and New York’s State Environmental Quality Review Act.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Florczak served as an associate for a local firm focusing on representing clients within the health care industry on corporate and regulatory matters, including federal Stark law and HIPAA, and medical malpractice litigation. She also served as a law clerk in the Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s Law Department, and as a certified legal intern in the Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center.
Ms. Florczak is a member of the 2022 Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute Young Professionals Program. She received her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and focus in American Government. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, magna cum laude, with a concentration in health law with honors. Ms. Florczak graduated in the top 10% of her class, earned Cali Awards for Academic Excellence in Health Law and Bioethics & Law, and was the recipient of the Richard A. and Brandon S. Collier Award for outstanding achievement in law-medicine. While in law school, she also served as the editor-in-chief and publications editor of Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine, of which she is also a published author for her Note on federal nondiscrimination in health care protections for LGBTQ+ Americans.