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Moriah Adamo is a partner at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP.

Ms. Adamo represents nursing facilities and individuals in all aspects of securing third party benefits, including Medicaid. Ms. Adamo focuses her practice on formulating asset protection strategies, applying for Medicaid, initiating and pursuing appeals of Medicaid denials, including drafting reconsideration applications, preparing for and advocating for appellants at Fair Hearings and Article 78 proceedings. She distinguishes herself as a litigator pursing maximization of Medicaid benefits and priority of reimbursement in the context of Article 81 Guardianship and estate proceedings. Additionally, Ms. Adamo counsels clients with respect to all Medicaid benefits, including advocating for increased home care hours, reversing penalty periods, and eliminating findings of excess resources.

Ms. Adamo is a frequent lecturer on the various Medicaid topics. Ms. Adamo has co-authored published articles examining various issues involving maximization of Medicaid benefits. She currently serves as co-chair of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Elder Law, Social Services & Health Advocacy Committee.

Prior to joining Abrams Fensterman, Ms. Adamo was an associate at a boutique long island elder law firm. There, in addition to Medicaid practice, Ms. Adamo worked on all aspects of Article 81 guardianship proceedings, uncontested and contested probate proceedings, and formulating and executing asset protection plans.

Ms. Adamo graduated from Arizona State University, manga cum laude, and Touro Law School, summa cum laude. At Touro Law School, Ms. Adamo was a faculty fellow, recipient of a judicial clerkship fellowship, a merit scholar, and a member of the moot court team.


Practice areas


  1. Medicaid & Medicare: 75%
  2. Guardianship: 20%
  3. Elder Law: 5%

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Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf LLP

1111 Marcus Avenue
Suite 107
Lake Success, NY, 11042-1034


NYCurrently registered 200703/07/2016
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAbrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf LLP2009 - Present
AssociateGenser Dubow Genser & Cona, LLP2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionMemberN/A
Nassau County Bar Associations' Elder Law, Social Services and Health Advocacy CommitteeCo-chairN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Arizona State UniversityAnthropologyBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Meeting of the Elder Law Social Services & Health Advocacy CommitteeManaged Care Expansion to Nursing Home Coverage2015
Managed Care and Nursing Home ProviderManaging Managed Care: A Nursing Home's Guide to Survival2015
Medicaid Managed Care CLEThe Nuts & Bolts of Medicaid Managed Long Term Care2014