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William Roberts Recognized as a Hartford "40 Under Forty"

August 7, 2018

Shipman & Goodwin LLP partner William J. Roberts has been selected by the Hartford Business Journal as one of its “40 Under Forty” outstanding young professionals in the Greater Hartford area. The award honors individuals who are excelling in their industries and communities through their leadership, commitment to business success and involvement in the community.

Mr. Roberts is the Chair of the firm’s Privacy and Data Protection team and a partner in the firm's nationally recognized Health Law Practice Group. He focuses his practice at the intersection of privacy, technology and the law, with a particular emphasis on the health care and insurance sectors. He advises clients regarding legal challenges with regulatory compliance, governmental investigations, data breaches and complex contracting. Mr. Roberts’ clients include health care providers, insurers and technology firms, including health care technology companies and insurance technology (“InsurTech”) firms.

Mr. Roberts is a frequent speaker and author, both nationally and internationally; he is also regularly called upon by national, regional and local media to comment on health care and privacy legal matters. In addition to his practice, Mr. Roberts is active in the data privacy space. He serves as the North American privacy lead for Interlaw (a global network of law firms), has been appointed by the State of Connecticut to serve on its Connecticut Health Data Collaborative working group and is a mentor to early stage InsurTech companies. In addition, Mr. Roberts is a longtime and active member of BioCT’s network supporting a high-value bioscience and health care community.

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