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  • Education
    • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 1995, Order of the Coif; DePaul University Law Review; Journal of Health and Hospital Law, Case-Note Editor; DePaul Business Law Journal, Article and Note Editor
    • B.S., Loyola University-Chicago, 1992
Lisa Acevedo provides strategic counsel in the areas of federal health privacy laws, including HIPAA, as amended by the HITECH Act, FERPA, the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Records Regulation, as well as state laws governing the confidentiality of health information, medical records, mental health records, and records containing other highly sensitive information. She has assisted clients through security breaches and the notification process, both at the federal and state levels.   

She guides clients through the regulatory hurdles of data sharing for research quality and other purposes. She provides guidance and counsel on structuring complex strategic alliances and other arrangements related to health information exchanges, data and tissue repositories, electronic medical records systems, and other technology involving health information. Lisa also provides regulatory and transnational advice and general counsel to clients representing virtually every aspect of health care. Lisa advises clients on compliance with statutes and regulations affecting companies doing business in the health care industry, including the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark, and the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. She is the vice chair of the Healthcare Technology Committee within the American Bar Association’s Section of Science and Technology Law. She previously served as the Chair of the Latina Lawyers Committee of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois.