Pat is an attorney who focuses his practice on representing health care organizations and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional–US (CIPP–US). He advises clients on a broad spectrum of health care regulatory, clinical trial, data privacy, PBM, health care technology, and transactional matters. He has experience drafting and negotiating health care services agreements and with technology transactions as well as counseling clients on state licensure rules, compliance with fraud and abuse laws, privacy and data protection issues, and the Interoperability and Information Blocking Rules under the 21st Century Cures Act.
Prior to joining Mintz, Pat was corporate counsel for a Massachusetts-based company that provides products and services to individuals with renal disease. In that role, he provided counsel on a broad range of regulatory and compliance matters and drafted and negotiated acute care and other health services agreements. Earlier, he was an assistant general counsel for information technology with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services, where he negotiated technology transaction agreements and assisted with privacy issues. He also previously worked as an attorney with a Massachusetts-based consulting company focused on health care cost containment.
Pat earned his JD with a concentration in Health & Biomedical Law, with distinction. In law school, he served as chief content editor of Suffolk Law’s Journal of Health & Biomedical Law.
While attending law school, Pat worked in the development office of a teaching hospital affiliated with a preeminent medical school. He also served as a legal intern in the hospital’s Office of the General Counsel and as a certified student attorney with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services.
Before law school, Pat worked as sports writer and an editor for B2B health care and technology publications.
Pat is an editor of and contributor to the firm's Health Care Viewpoints.
November 7, 2023 | Blog | By Lara Compton, Pat Ouellette, Kathryn Edgerton
November 6, 2023 | Blog | By Pat Ouellette, Rachel Yount
Biden Executive Order Calls for HHS to Establish Health Care-Specific Artificial Intelligence Programs and Policies
November 2, 2023 | Blog | By Pat Ouellette, Lara Compton, Madison Castle
October 23, 2023 | Blog | By Pat Ouellette
July 13, 2023 | Blog | By Pat Ouellette
April 13, 2023 | Blog | By Dianne Bourque, Kate Stewart, Pat Ouellette
April 12, 2023 | Blog | By Pat Ouellette
March 8, 2023 | Blog | By Lara Compton, Pat Ouellette
News & Press
October 12, 2023
April 28, 2021
Analyzing the First Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (EKRA) Enforcement Action and Its Application to Federal and State False Claims Statutes
February 5, 2020
September 9, 2019
May 1, 2018
Class Arguing False Advertising of Health Supplement Meets Sixth Circuit's Moderate Rule 23 Standards
January 1, 2016
Recognition & Awards
- Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars: Health Care (2023)
- Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals