Cornelius D. Murray

Cornelius D. Murray Shareholder

Cornelius's Practice Areas

Neil is a senior partner with our Health Law practice and supervising partner of our Appeals, Constitutional Law and Casino & Gaming practices. He has represented numerous and varied clients in the health care industry and is currently General Counsel for the New York State Health Facilities Association where he focuses on issues involving complex Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues, regulatory compliance and Certificates of Need.

Neil has lectured widely on legal matters affecting the health care industry and on administrative law. He has served as Chair of the Administrative Law Committee of the New York State Bar Association and as Chair of the Legal Task Force of the American Health Care Association. A Fellow of the New York State Bar Foundation, Neil is a past President of the Albany County Bar Association. He has consistently been listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America” as well been named to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list, a distinction earned by less than 5% of attorneys in the state.


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D. 1969
  • Harvard University, A.B. 1966, cum laude

Cornelius's Locations


  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • New York State

Memberships / Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Foundation
  • Albany County Bar Association


The culture of teamwork and collaboration at O’Connell and Aronowitz helps our five office locations assist clients in a myriad of legal disciplines and harness the talents of O’Connell and Aronowitz attorneys across New York State. We offer the experience, resources, and skills to help you protect your rights and your best interests.


54 State Street
Albany, NY 12207

tel: 518.462.5601
fax: 518.462.2670


624 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110

tel: 518.213.8050
fax: 518.213.8048

New York City

111 Broadway, Suite 701
New York, NY 10006

tel: 212.706.6041
fax: 518.462.2670


206 West Bay Plaza
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

tel: 518.562.0600
fax: 518.562.0657

Saratoga Springs

1 Court Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

tel: 518.584.5205
fax: 518.584.5441