Having been placed in positions of trust in connection with his considerable civic activities, Mr. Iryami has focused his extensive legal efforts on healthcare, corporate, and commercial litigation matters.
In connection with his healthcare law practice, Mr. Iryami has represented much of the gamut of healthcare providers, including nursing homes, home care agencies, specialty pharmacies, retail pharmacies, substance abuse clinics, mental health clinics, diagnostic treatment centers, ambulatory surgery centers, medical groups, physicians, dentists, and other healthcare professionals. In addition, Mr. Iryami has served the needs of group purchasing organizations (GPOs), medical practice management companies, staffing companies, billing companies, and other non-professional businesses that serve healthcare providers.
These clients have sought Mr. Iryami’s advice as they seek to structure their practices and businesses in a way that complies with the myriad of state and federal regulations (such as Stark and the Anti-Kickback laws) that apply to them. And Mr. Iryami has helped his clients navigate the bureaucratic framework of state and federal agencies and programs, such as Medicare, Medicaid, the New York State Department of Health, the Office of Professional Medical Conduct, the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, and the New York State Board of Pharmacy. In recent years, Mr. Iryami has also advised his clients in connection with both the perils and opportunities afforded by so-called Obamacare (e.g., Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)).
Whether his clients are in or out of the healthcare sector, Mr. Iryami has served their business/corporate and commercial litigation needs. He has represented clients at all stages of business from the formation of a new entity (including any relevant agreements among partners), to the acquisition of a business or practice, to the sale of a business or practice, and finally to the dissolution of a practice. When negotiations have failed to achieve the desired result, Mr. Iryami has represented clients in state and federal courts on various commercial, corporate, and regulatory matters, including Article 78 proceedings.
Mr. Iryami's legal writings and proposals have been cited by legal scholars and various media outlets, including ABC News and CNN.com. His writings on legal matters have appeared in treatises on contract law and intellectual property law.
Professionally, Mr. Iryami has served as the president of the New York Chapter of the Iranian American Bar Association and as a member of the New York State Bar Association (Health Law Section) and the Great Neck Lawyers Association. In addition, he has served as a pro bono attorney for the Sephardic American Medical Society.
He is a graduate of the Fordham University School of Law, where he was a guest lecturer on contract law and became the first student-assistant to edit the "Law of Contracts" treatise by John D. Calamari and Joseph M. Perillo (West's Hornbook Series, 4th Ed. 1998).
Mr. Iryami has an extensive record of community service. He has served on the Nassau County Commission on Human Rights, Planning Board of the Village of Great Neck, the Board of Directors of the Iranian American Jewish Federation, the Nassau County Democratic Committee, the Board of Directors of the United Community Fund of Great Neck, and COPAY of Great Neck, a non-profit drug and alcohol counseling organization. He is also the co-founder of the Persian Culture Committee and the Iranian-American Democrats of New York and has received numerous community service awards. A regular lecturer on the history and culture of the Iranian-Jewish community, Mr. Iryami has been frequently quoted in regional and national publications on matters relating to one of the oldest Jewish communities in the world.