Michael Sexton

Michael Sexton, Esq

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
General Counsel
Chief Institute Operations Officer

Michael B. Sexton serves in the dual capacity as General Counsel and Chief Institute Operations Officer of Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY. He joined Roswell in March 1998, and was one of the primary management team members who negotiated the transfer of operations of the Institute from the NYS Department of Health to the Public Benefit Corporation that operates Roswell Park now. 

He has served as General Counsel since joining Roswell, overseeing all legal affairs for the cancer center, participating in labor, corporate, governance, regulatory, contract, and reimbursement matters, as well as overseeing litigation matters and relations with outside counsel.

In November 2005, Mr. Sexton was appointed Chief Institute Operations Officer, and given administrative oversight over the departments of Human Resources, Information Technology, Facilities Management, Safety, Radiation Safety, as well as Legal and Regulatory Compliance.

He is a 1983 graduate of the University at Buffalo Law School, and graduated from the undergraduate division at UB in 1980. Prior to joining Roswell Park, Mr. Sexton was a partner in the Buffalo law firm of Williams, Stevens, McCarville & Frizzell, where he practiced health and corporate law.