Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon


Dena DeFazio


p: 518.429.4230

f: 518.320.7356

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Albany Office

80 State Street
Albany, New York 12207

Dena focuses her practice on both regulatory and compliance issues in the health care industry as well as health care-related litigation and administrative proceedings. She routinely assists with research, writing, and presentations, and drafts memoranda and other court documents.

Practice Areas


  • Albany Law School, J.D., summa cum laude; Albany Law Review; Dean Thomas Sponsler Honors Teaching Fellows Program; OUTLaw, President; Prisoners’ Rights Pro Bono Project, Project Director
  • University at Buffalo, M.S.W.
  • State University of New York at Brockport, B.S.

Admitted To Practice

  • New York

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association, Health Law and Young Lawyers Sections
  • Barclay Damon’s Women’s Forum

Civic Activities

  • Delta Phi Epsilon International Sorority, Union College Zeta Kappa Chapter, Academic Affairs Advisor

Speaking & Publications


  • Albany Law School, Eva E. Bastow and Honorable Earle C. Bastow ’19 Memorial Scholarship, 2015-2018
  • Albany Law School, Gold Public Service Award, 2018
  • Albany Law School, Moscowitz Health Law Clinic Prize, 2018
  • In Our Own Voices, LGBT Community Advocacy Award, 2017
  • Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York, Robert F. Bensing Award, 2017

Prior Experience

  • Barclay Damon LLP, Summer Associate
  • Albany Law School Government Law Center, Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship Legal Intern
  • Albany Law School Clinic & Justice Center, Health Law Clinic, Legal Intern
  • Albany County Family Court to Judge Susan Kushner, Summer Legal Intern