Michael A. Burian
Micheal A. Burian
Mike maintains a broad, general health law practice at Kozak & Gayer. He advises hospitals, nursing facilities, FQHCs, mental health providers, and other health care entities on a wide array of corporate, transactional, privacy, and regulatory compliance matters. He has significant experience with federal and state confidentiality law issues, commercial payor-provider arrangements, health care services and licensing agreements, and federal health insurance reforms instituted under the Affordable Care Act. Mike regularly conducts trainings for health care entities on compliance with federal and state privacy laws including HIPAA, 42 C.F.R. Part 2, and Maine privacy statutes and rules.
Mike has spoken at numerous trainings and seminars on health law matters. While in law school, Mike was an editor of the Maine Law Review and practiced as a student attorney for the Maine Disability Rights Center. He also completed internships at the Maine Office of the Attorney General and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Portland. Prior to law school, Mike was an AmeriCorps VISTA working for Wyoming Legal Services in Lander, Wyoming.
Managed Care Contracting and Related Issues
Health Insurance Regulation and Compliance
Contract Drafting, Review and Negotiation
HIPAA, Confidentiality & Privacy
Real Estate/Personal Property Leases
Honors & Distinctions
Mike was named as a Best Lawyer by Best Lawyers in America for 2021 in Health Care Law.
Outside of practicing law, Mike is an avid golfer and enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling, and with family and friends.
Mike holds a B.A., Summa Cum Laude, in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Maine at Farmington (2005), and a J.D., Magna Cum Laude , from the University of Maine School of Law (2010).
Mike is admitted to practice law in Maine and Massachusetts, and the U.S. District Court, District of Maine.
Mike is a member of the Maine State Bar Association and the American Health Lawyers Association.