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 regulatory, compliance, data privacy, 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, and privacy and data protection issues.
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. 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.
- Suffolk University Law School (JD, with distinction)
- University of Rhode Island (BA)
- Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals