Health Law Conference

Thursday, May 30, 2024
12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Boston Bar Association
16 Beacon Street, Boston MA

Join us on Thursday, May 30th at the BBA for the annual Health Law Conference. This conference will provide practitioners working within the health care sector with important updates on a variety of legal issues and industry developments impacting their practice.


12:00PM – 12:30PM

Networking Lunch

12:30PM – 1:30PM

Advancing Health Equity

  • Robbie Goldstein, MD, PhD, Commissioner of the Department of Public Health
  • Ernani DeAraujo, Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM


1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

New Developments in Privacy and Data Security

  • Linn Freedman, Partner, Robinson + Cole
  • Rob Martin, Counsel, Mass General Brigham
  • Pat Bass, Office of the General Counsel, Boston Medical Center

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM


3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The Legal Landscape of Private Equity Investment in Healthcare

  • Zack Buck, Associate Professor of Law, The University of Tennessee Law School
  • Kate Mills, Senior Director for Market Oversight and Transparency, Health Policy Commission
  • Adrianne Ortega, Partner, Ropes & Gray
  • Eric Mayeda, Managing Partner and Leader, Strategic Transformation, Chartis Group


4:00 PM – 4:15 PM


4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

Federal Enforcement Trends in Health Care

  • Patrick Callahan, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Deputy Chief Health Care Fraud, United States Department of Justice
  • Roberto Coviello, Special Agent in Charge, Boston Region, HHS-OIG
  • Rachel Wacht, In-House counsel, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Jennifer Stewart, Senior Associate General Counsel and Senior Director, Fraud Department at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

5:15 PM – 7:00 PM

Networking Reception

Steering Committee

Adrianne Ortega
Ropes & Gray

Michael Evan Cannella
Assistant General Counsel
Massachusetts Health Connector

Jennifer Stewart
Senior Associate General Counsel and Senior Director
Fraud Department at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Amy Joseph
Hooper Lundy

Elizabeth McEvoy
Hinckley Allen

Lois Johnson
General Counsel
Massachusetts Health Policy Commission

Kathleen Healy
Robinson + Cole

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