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Associate - Damian J. Privitera, CIPP/US

Damian J. Privitera, CIPP/US


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Damian J. Privitera is an associate in the firm’s Health Law and Data Privacy and Protection Practice Groups, where he advises health care entities, trade associations and other nonprofit and corporate entities on a variety of regulatory, transactional and administrative matters. He handles issues related to regulatory compliance under HIPAA and HITECH, federal and state fraud and abuse laws as well as other state and federal laws related to organizational and institutional licensure and health care payments. He also assists clients with service, business associate, employment and management agreements. In addition, Damian offers guidance on data privacy and security issues, including data breach readiness and response under HIPAA and other breach notification laws.

Prior to joining the firm, Damian practiced health law in the Albany, New York, offices of two national law firms. While in law school, he served as a law clerk for the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, DC, and in-house at an electric power transmission company in Paris, France.


  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Healthcare (2013-2019)
  • Georgetown University Law Center Global Law Scholar
  • Georgetown University Law Center Pro Bono Pledge
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)

Professional Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) - Young Professionals
  • Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)


April 7, 2020  Protections from Civil Liability for Healthcare Providers and Financial Protections for Patients
April 4, 2020  FCC Announces Program for Health Care Providers to Receive Up to $1 Million to Cover Telehealth Costs
April 2, 2020  CARES Act: Summary of Provisions for Health Care Providers
April 1, 2020  New Waivers and Rules to Allow Hospitals to Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis
March 29, 2020  COVID-19: CMS Advances Payments to Providers and Suppliers
March 27, 2020  COVID-19 Update: N95 Masks and PPE: Guidelines for Use And Importation
March 26, 2020  COVID-19: CMS Provides Quality Reporting Program Relief
March 25, 2020  CMS FAQs and Guidance for COVID-19 Response
March 23, 2020  COVID-19: CMS Issues Telemedicine Toolkit
March 20, 2020  Governor Expands Access to Telehealth Services Executive Order No. (7G)
March 20, 2020  DEA's Expansion of Prescribing Controlled Substances Via Telemedicine
March 19, 2020 - Updated March 20, 2020  COVID-19: OCR HIPAA Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth
March 18, 2020  Medicaid Telehealth Expansion and Guidance
March 17, 2020  OCR Bulletin, Civil Rights and COVID-19
March 17, 2020  Expansion of Medicare Telehealth Benefits and Co-Pay Waivers During the COVID-19 Outbreak
March 17, 2020  COVID-19: New HHS Waivers
March 16, 2020  Determining Work Restrictions for Healthcare Personnel Exposed to COVID-19: CDC Recommendations
March 15, 2020  COVID-19: New CMS Waivers
March 15, 2020  Governor Lamont Issues Two Executive Orders In Response to Ongoing COVID-19 Developments in Connecticut
March 14, 2020  COVID-19: Privacy Considerations for Health Care Providers
March 13, 2020  Major Insurers Waive Coronavirus Testing Costs, Unpacked
December 2019  Shake Yourself Awake: Develop a Hobby
January 3, 2019  Physician Practice Liable for Violating its Duty of Confidentiality to a Patient
January 24, 2018  HHS Takes Action to Protect Religious Beliefs and Moral Convictions
January 17, 2018  Connecticut Supreme Court Recognizes New Cause of Action for Patient Privacy Breach
January 10, 2018  OIG Scrutiny of Patient Assistance Programs

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  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2014
  • Wesleyan University, B.A., 2011

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
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