David’s practice encompasses transactional, compliance, privacy, and regulatory matters for a broad spectrum of health care clients, including health care systems, hospitals, digital health companies, clinical laboratories, nursing homes, home care agencies, physician practices, and pharmacies. Drawing on his experience as in-house counsel and as a health law attorney, he provides business-focused advice to clients on strategic transactions, US and international privacy laws and regulations, agreements and contracts, and a variety of health law matters.
Prior to joining Mintz, David was an associate general counsel at a health intelligence company that provides diagnostic laboratory testing and applies artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to clinical and genomic data. In that role, he provided strategic counsel on a wide range of matters, including the adoption of new business lines, multiple financings, a SPAC merger, the going public process, and an acquisition of a genomic testing company. He also drafted and negotiated complex agreements, such as for joint ventures as well as software and data license, laboratory services, consulting, and partnership agreements. In addition, he negotiated contracts with pharmaceutical companies and advised on health system partnerships and collaborations for research, data sharing, and other services. His role also included advising on legal issues associated with health care fraud and abuse compliance, and US and global privacy laws and regulations, including HIPAA, HITECH, and GDPR, as well as CCPA, as amended, and other state laws. He also drafted the company’s privacy policies, notices of privacy practices, terms of service, and other company policies and procedures. Lastly, he helped set up and oversee the company’s compliance program.
Earlier, while working as an associate at a national full-service law firm and a firm focused on health care matters, David represented health care providers in transactional, compliance, and general corporate matters; negotiated various contracts and agreements; and advised on IP issues related to licensing, joint venture, and other agreements. His work at the national firm also included providing guidance on FDA regulations relating to medical device classification, good clinical practice and clinical trials, and compliance with federal and state Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA, HITECH, and state privacy and security laws. At the health law firm, David served a variety of health care clients in many transactional and corporate matters, including supporting the Office of Clinical Trials for a major hospital in New York City and working on mergers and acquisitions of health care facilities. He began his legal career at a firm based in Long Island, New York, where he advised health care providers on regulatory, privacy, and Medicare and Medicaid issues and assisted with transactional, employment, and consulting matters.
In law school, David served on the Fordham International Law Journal. He also participated in the Fordham Law Dispute Resolution Society and the Brendan Moore Trial Advocacy team and in competitions for both teams. In addition, he received the Philip R. Rusco Memorial Award.
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