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Matthew Hosford

Of Counsel

P 518-512-8700 F 518-242-7730


Matthew Hosford


Matthew Hosford is Of Counsel in the Albany, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has more than 15 years of experience representing client interests in corporate, contractual and transactional matters.

Mr. Hosford has a wide range of experience providing legal services to hospitals, ambulance providers, physicians and other licensed professionals, nursing homes, home care agencies, trade associations, corporate entities, and other health and non-health care clients with business and transactional needs. Contracts on which he has advised run the gamut from asset and stock purchase agreements to management service agreements and consulting agreements. He has particular experience with commercial leases for office and retail space, representing both landlords and tenants. 

In the area of corporate law, Mr. Hosford’s practice involves the formation of corporate entities, preparation of corporate organizational documents such as bylaws, shareholder, operating and joint venture agreements. Mr. Hosford has substantial experience working with not-for-profit corporations, including formation, dissolution, asset transfer, tax-exempt applications, and compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements. 

In addition, Mr. Hosford has developed a unique knowledge set to address the array of legal issues faced by medical spas. He regularly counsels medical spa clients on corporate structure, licensure and regulatory matters to ensure they are in compliance with the law.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Albany-Colonie Chamber of Commerce Leadership Tech Valley program, 2008

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association, Corporate Law Section, Health Law Section

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • The Addictions Care Center of Albany, Inc., Board Member


  • “Understanding Contracts and Contractual Liability” the New York State Veterinary Medical Society (Albany, NY, November, 2018) (speaker)
  • “Investigations by OPD and Professional Misconduct” Northern New York Veterinary Medical Society (Malone, NY, October 2018) (presenter)
  • “Not-for-Profit Governance Issues” Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York (Saratoga, NY, October 2018) (presenter)
  • “When OPD Knocks on Your Door” New York State Veterinary Medical Society, Power of Ten Leadership Academy (Albany, NY, March, 2018) (presenter)
  • “Veterinary Professional Misconduct and the Office of Professional Discipline”  The Animal Medical Center (New York, NY, September 2017) (presenter) 
  • “Veterinary Professional Misconduct and the Office of Professional Discipline”  Veterinary Medical Association of New York City (New York, NY, September 2017) (presenter)
  • “When OPD Knocks on Your Door” Hudson Valley Veterinary Medical Society (Fishkill, NY, March 2017)
  • The American Medical Spa Association (Am Spa) Northeast Regional Regulatory Workshop (New York, NY, February 2016) (panelist)