Susan Ambler Ebersole is a corporate associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice.
Ms. Ebersole provides healthcare regulatory, corporate and enforcement counsel to healthcare companies including providers, academic medical centers, medical device and diagnostic manufacturers, pharmaceutical and biotech firms, wellness and electronic health companies, and other sectors of the healthcare industry, as well as ancillary service providers.
Ms. Ebersole is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), with a particular focus on health information privacy and security, including compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (HITECH), and federal and state privacy and information security laws. She routinely advises clients on regulatory compliance matters related to healthcare privacy and security; provides counsel on such issues in healthcare industry mergers, acquisitions and offerings; and represents clients in government investigations resulting from privacy and security breach incidents.
Ms. Ebersole has represented healthcare industry clients in civil trials before state and federal courts as well as in investigations by government agencies, including the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights.