Kristin A. Ahmadian

 

Kristin A. Ahmadian, Esq.

Partner – HIPAA Compliance Officer | 312-628-7869 | KAhmadian@lgcounsel.com

Kristin Ahmadian practices in both the Corporate Governance & Compliance Group and the Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation Group, combining her knowledge of the two to handle issues such as Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, and HIPAA Compliance. She provides corporate guidance for private companies, banks, insurers, medical groups, hospitals, and physicians regarding compliance with the Illinois Personal Information Protection Act, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, and HIPAA. She also represents physicians, nurses, hospitals, and insurers in complex medical malpractice litigation, including obstetrical cases involving fetal death and disabled minors.

As L&G Law Group’s HIPAA Compliance Officer, Ms. Ahmadian knows firsthand the challenges an organization can face when implementing and continually safeguarding data. Whether it is data mapping, conducting a risk analysis, or negotiating and drafting Business Associate Agreements, Privacy Policies, Terms & Conditions, or User Agreements, Ms. Ahmadian’s practical common-sense style helps cut through the myriad of complex legal and privacy issues facing organizations today.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys (IAHA)
Chicagoland Healthcare Risk Management Society (CHRMS)
Illinois Association of Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC)

SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers Magazine, which recognizes the top 2% of lawyers under 40 years old. (2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020)
Featured speaker at the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association and Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel 2019 Synergy Forum

PRESENTATIONS/WEBINARS
Closing Pandora’s Box: Cybersecurity, Data Privacy Legislation and Litigation in 2019 and Beyond – Illinois Manufacturers’ Association and Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel 2019 Synergy Forum

Keeping Your Head (and PHI) Out of the Clouds: Data Mapping, Device Encryption Requirements, and the Dangers of Everyday Technology – Chicagoland Healthcare Risk Management Society

EDUCATION
John Marshall Law School, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
Staff Editor, The Journal of Information Technology & Privacy Law (f/k/a The Journal of Computer & Information Law)
Member, August A. Rendigs Jr. National Products Liability Moot Court Team.
Externship, The Honorable William J. Hibbler, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Hope College, Holland, Michigan

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science; Bachelor of Arts in Communications

Extern, The American Medical Association Council on Ethics and Judicial Affairs, Chicago, Illinois

Intern, Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

ADMISSIONS
Illinois Bar
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois



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