Mediation plays an important role in data protection and privacy law as an effective tool for resolving data disputes. We mediate disputes arising from cybersecurity incidents and high-profile data breaches. Our mediation services provide a time and cost-effective means to overcoming conflict at any stage. An experienced privacy lawyer, Certified Information Privacy Technologist, Certified Information Privacy Professional, Co-Author of Privacy Law Primer (chapter in Representing the Ongoing Business Deskbook, 3rd Edition): Minnestoa CLE (2019), member of International Association of Privacy Professionals, and former co-founder of a prescriptive data analytics company, Ellie Vilendrer is well versed in a plethora of complex laws regarding the safeguarding of sensitive data.

We mediate disputes subject to laws including:

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH)
  • California Consumer Privacy Act and California Privacy Rights Act (CCPA and CPRA)
  • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
  • The California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLBA)
  • Breach Notification requirements under state laws

We also offer business mediation, employment mediation, and intellectual property mediation.

Medical Technology & Healthcare

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.

To schedule a mediation, please email or call case manager, Nikki Safavi, at (949) 620-2929.