Zuzana S. Ikels finds protecting and defending clients to be the most important and rewarding aspect of being an attorney. She devotes herself to learning the client's business and understanding and voicing the client's perspective. Drawing upon her experience litigating cases across a wide range of industries, she formulates and implements creative but pragmatic legal strategies and solutions.
Her litigation practice focuses on handling complex commercial disputes, with particular emphasis in the healthcare, health tech and technology and telecommunications industries. She has successfully defended her clients against dozens of consumer class actions involving federal and state consumer-protection statutes and privacy laws, the False Claims Act, and other complex business disputes. Zuzana has an in-depth familiarity with IT and Big Data infrastructures, from advising on electronic records and retention programs, privacy and customer consent policies, devising strategic, e-discovery plans, database discovery and Big Data analytics. Through her in-depth knowledge of federal and state statutes and regulations governing privacy and security, the healthcare industry, and ecommerce, she devises creative and results-oriented legal strategies in high-stakes litigation. She has handled dozens of complex disputes and class actions involving federal and state competition, consumer-protection statutes and other privacy-related laws. She frequently counsels, presents on, and writes about privacy, interoperability, transparency, and consent, and other cutting edge laws and regulations, which effect the healthcare and Health Tech industry.