Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon


James Tacci

Of Counsel

p: 585.295.4469

f: 585.295.8472

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Rochester Office

2000 Five Star Bank Plaza
100 Chestnut Street
Rochester, New York 14604

A licensed and practicing physician with over 15 years of legal experience, James primarily concentrates his practice on health-law services, with an emphasis on regulatory compliance and corporate transactional issues. He represents physicians and corporations in issues involving HIPAA privacy rules, Stark laws, anti-kickback laws, EMTALA, not-for-profit law, professional credentialing, professional discipline, and scope-of-practice regulations.

James also represent clients in corporate transactional and governance issues, including mergers and acquisitions, dissolutions, professional-services agreements, hospital-physician joint ventures, and medical-staff bylaws.

In addition to his role at Barclay Damon, James is the Rochester General Health System Department of Occupational Medicine medical director and teaches at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry.

Practice Areas


  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2001
  • Harvard University, School of Public Health, Residency in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 1998
  • New York State Department of Health, Residency Training in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health, 1996
  • SUNY at Albany School of Public Health, M.P.H., 1996
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1991
  • Cornell University, B.S., 1985

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 2002
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Preventive Medicine, Fellow
  • American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Vice President and Fellow
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of the State of New York

Civic Activities

  • New York State Workers’ Compensation Board, Medical Advisory Committee Member
  • Rochester Business Alliance’s Workers’ Compensation Committee, Co-Chair


  • State of New York, Executive Chamber Citation From Governor David A. Paterson
  • American College of Preventive Medicine, Rising Star Award

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Of Counsel
  • Xerox Corporation, Corporate Medical Director
  • Delphi Corporation, Plant Medical Director
  • Harris Beach, LLP, Associate
  • Proskauer Rose, LLP, Summer Associate
  • Eastern New York Occupational & Environmental Health Center, Physician
  • Industrial Medicine Associates, Physician Consultant
  • Corporate Health Dimensions, Site Physician, Lockheed-Martin