Katherine Hyde

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Katherine advises clients in the health care industry on compliance with federal and state data privacy, security, and patient access laws, as well as data breach notification laws. She has experience developing policies and procedures for healthcare providers, drafting website privacy policies, analyzing uses and disclosures of health information to determine reporting obligations, and responding to subpoenas and other requests for health information. She also advises clients in the health care industry on communicating with patients and consumers and conducting digital advertising and marketing in compliance with state and federal laws.  

Katherine has a background in litigation and has represented a wide range of clients in complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts. After law school, she clerked for two years at the federal district court in Phoenix. Before joining Coppersmith Brockelman, Katherine practiced commercial litigation at a national law firm in Phoenix. 

Representative Matters

  • Achieved dismissal of claims alleging discrimination and defamation, upheld on appeal
  • Litigation involving hospital peer review
  • Representation of companies and individuals in restrictive covenant and non-solicitation litigation
  • Representation of directors and officers in commercial fraud case
  • Pro bono counsel in immigration appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Publications & Presentations

  • Commenter, “Plan Now for Eventual HIPAA Changes,” Healthcare Risk Management (Sep. 1, 2023) 


  • Hon. Susan R. Bolton, U.S. District Court, 2007 – 2009

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., University of Arizona, 2007; summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Articles Editor, Arizona Law Review, Perry Rogers Scholar, Child Advocacy Clinic, 2006-2007
  • B.A., History and Literature, Harvard University, 2001; magna cum laude
  • Admitted in Arizona, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2010
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2022