Ellie Vilendrer has held pivotal roles such as outside general counsel, intellectual property counsel, and privacy counsel to AI, software and technology companies.

Between 2014 - 2018, Ellie Vilendrer co-founded an AI company which used machine learning to predict, in real-time, how using a certain marketing channel or deploying an A/B test variant would affect the ROI of an app. Her company’s Artificial Intelligence-powered prescriptive analytics platform was the first technology ever created for apps to replace a data science team and provide recommendations for features and marketing campaigns based on predicted outcomes. In 2016, her start-up earned a distinguished top-10 semi-finalist placement in the high-tech division of the MN Cup, from over 200 high-tech division applicants and over 1500 applicants overall.

Ellie Vilendrer has extensive experience serving healthcare and medical technology companies ranging from start-up to publicly traded, in roles including outside general counsel, intellectual property counsel, and privacy counsel. In these roles she has provided counsel and representation on HIPAA compliance and other privacy matters, intellectual property protection and software licensing, and business litigation. She has served healthcare companies in the spaces of Genomics AI, mental health technology, medical device testing, and medical equipment including surgical, imaging and radiology, emergency care, and rehabilitation.

Ms. Vilendrer has provided analyses regarding the application of HIPAA to healthcare companies and drafted HIPAA privacy and security policies and business associate agreements. She has written comprehensive General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)-compliant privacy policies for healthcare companies. She has also advised on breach notification requirements, including requirements under state law and notification to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Her healthcare litigation experience includes business and shareholder disputes, medical malpractice, balance billing, and health insurance disputes.