Moriah Adamo is an associate at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Einger, LLP.
Ms. Adamo represents nursing facilities and individuals in all aspects of securing third party benefits, including Medicaid. Ms. Adamo focuses her practice on formulating asset protection strategies, applying for Medicaid, initiating and pursuing appeals of Medicaid denials, including drafting reconsideration applications, preparing for and advocating for appellants at Fair Hearings and Article 78 proceedings. Additionally, Ms. Adamo counsels clients with respect to maximizing Medicaid benefits, including advocating for increased home care hours, reversing penalty periods, and eliminating findings of excess resources. Prior to joining Abrams, Fensterman, Ms. Adamo was an associate at a boutique long island elder law firm. There, in addition to Medicaid practice, Ms. Adamo worked on all aspects of Article 81 guardianship proceedings, uncontested and contested probate proceedings, and formulating and executing asset protection plans.
Ms. Adamo graduated from Arizona State University, manga cum laude, and Touro Law School, summa cum laude. At Touro Law School Ms. Adamo was a faculty fellow, recipient of a judicial clerkship fellowship, a merit scholar, and a member of the moot court team.
Areas of Practice
- Medicaid Denials
- Uncontested and Contested Probate
- Formulating and Executing Asset Protection Plans
- New York
- Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center,Huntington,New York
- Honors: Summa Cum Laude
- Honors:Faculty Fellow, Recipient of a Judicial Clerkship Fellowship
- Honors:Merit Scholar
- Honors:Member, Moot Court Team
- Arizona State University
- Honors: Magna Cum Laude
- The Provider's Role in Proving Undue Hardship ,Fall 2012
- Covering Guardianship Costs in a Post-'Deanna W' World,New York Law Journal, Outside Counsel,January 6,2011
Professional Associations and Memberships
- New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section,Member