Cassandra Rivais DiNova is Legal Counsel at Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan, Inc. She is also Editor-in-Chief of the Health Law Journal of the New York State Bar Association’s Health Law Section.  Ms. DiNova is an adjunct professor at Albany Law School teaching mental health law in the online graduate programs and law students. She also is a member of the Albany Law School Government Law Center’s Aging and Disability Law Committee.

Prior to CDPHP, Ms. DiNova worked at private law firms, gaining experience in a wide range of healthcare matters. She also completed a two-year clinical ethics fellowship at Alden March Bioethics Institute of Albany Medical Center where she performed ethics consultations to resolve various types of disputes in the clinical setting and provided ethics education for medical students.

She is an alum of Albany Law School, graduating magna cum laude. She also graduated from the Alden March Bioethics Institute with her Masters in Science in bioethics as part of the Dual Degree Program. She graduated with a Bachelors in English from University at Buffalo. 

Cassandra DiNova

Cassandra DiNova, Esq. '16

Adjunct Professor