PHOENIX Magazine Recognizes 7 Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys as Top Lawyers

Polling State Bar of Arizona members for their recommendations on the Valley’s most outstanding attorneys, PHOENIX Magazine selected Keith Beauchamp, Kent Brockelman, Jill Chasson, Roopali Desai, Andy Gordon, Kristen Rosati, and Melissa Soliz for its inaugural Top Lawyers list. Keith handles complex commercial litigation matters in Arizona and around the country. He has extensive experience defending legal malpractice claims and class actions and represents plaintiffs and defendants in all manner of business disputes. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America© since 2008 in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice, and Securities Litigation.  He has been included in Southwest Super Lawyers in the categories of Business Litigation and Securities Litigation for more than 15 years and was recognized as one of “Arizona’s Top 50...

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Best Lawyers® Recognizes 17 Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys and 2 Lawyers of the Year

Best Lawyers® has not only recognized 17 of our 21 attorneys for exceptional work in 19 categories, but also named Roopali Desai and Andy Gordon “Lawyer of the Year” in Civil Rights Law and Antitrust Law, respectively. The Lawyer of the Year designation is presented to only one individual in a given geographical region and practice area each year. Gordon previously won Lawyer of the Year five times, including in Antitrust Law in 2013 and 2018, Litigation – Antitrust Law in 2019, and Litigation – Healthcare in 2017 and 2021. Desai is a first-time Lawyer of the Year honoree and is the sixth attorney at the firm to have earned that recognition. Sixteen attorneys were honored as Best Lawyers in a wide range of practice areas. Additionally,...

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Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati Publishes Article on Strategies for Complying with Revised NIH Policies in Harvard Data Science Review

The National Institute of Health’s (NIH) revised Data Management and Sharing Policy requires a data sharing plan for all NIH-funded research, triggering compliance challenges amid quickly evolving federal, state, and international privacy standards.  In a special issue of Harvard Data Science Review, Kristen Rosati published an article on adopting strategies for long-term compliance in light of changing laws. In her article, Kristen recommended strategic, long-term data sharing solutions, including using HIPAA’s expert determination method to de-identify data to minimize potential future disconnects in data de-identification standards. Additionally, in light of concerns about whether de-identification of data is sufficient protection of privacy, and in the absence of a federal law prohibiting the re-identification of individuals in de-identified data sets, she recommends utilizing contractual controls on the use...

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Kristen Rosati Outlines Next Steps for Data Privacy Amid Roe v. Wade Reversal in STAT News

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, many women now fear their confidential health records could be used to prosecute them for seeking an abortion in states where it is illegal. Kristen Rosati educated STAT News readers on how both businesses and individuals can protect medical privacy despite HIPAA’s outdated data policies. Kristen explained that HIPAA doesn’t cover many technologies that have emerged since its creation 26 years ago, including devices, apps and online searches that collect sensitive information. HIPAA also does not protect this data from being disclosed to law enforcement. Much of the responsibility to protect women from prosecution, then, will fall on individual companies. For example, she noted, apps could allow users to immediately delete their data,...

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Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati Highlights Recent Health Law Development — including the Supreme Court’s Dobbs Decision — at AHLA’s Annual Meeting

When the nation’s leading health care lawyers gathered in Chicago for the American Health Law Association’s (AHLA) 2022 Annual Meeting, they learned about the year’s most important developments from Kristen Rosati. An AHLA Fellow and 2013-2014 President who is a nationally recognized leader in health information privacy and security, Kristen discussed a variety of topics in the Year in Review talk, including: The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health, and the numerous legal issues ahead Public health developments, including vaccine mandates The Affordable Care Act and Medicaid program developments HIPAA and health IT developments in information blocking and interoperability, Office for Civil Rights enforcement, FTC data breach reporting, and new state laws One of the nation’s leading “Big Data” and HIPAA compliance attorneys, Kristen...

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Chambers USA Recognizes Coppersmith Brockelman in 2022 Legal Rankings

Seven of our lawyers are recognized in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA. The annual guide to the nation's leading attorneys and law firms also ranked the firm in Arizona for the Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Healthcare practice areas. Jill Chasson is recognized for the first time in Labor & Employment, while Roopali Desai adds national recognition in Political Law. 2022 Chambers USA nationally recognized attorneys: Roopali Desai, Political Law Kristen Rosati, Privacy & Data Security: Healthcare Individual attorneys recognized for their expertise in Arizona: Keith Beauchamp, Litigation: General Commercial Kent Brockelman, Labor & Employment Jill Chasson, Labor & Employment Roopali Desai, Litigation: General Commercial John DeWulf, Litigation: General Commercial Karen Owens, Healthcare Kristen Rosati, Healthcare “Coppersmith Brockelman has established a national reputation for excellence, and...

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