Anna Spencer focuses on the privacy and security of health information. She counsels a diverse group of companies, including pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, healthcare providers, health-information technology companies, financial institutions and employers that sponsor group health plans.

She helps companies leverage data assets, respond to data breaches and develop rules involving the electronic exchange of health information. Anna has extensive knowledge of global privacy matters and consumer protection issues and regularly advises companies with respect to HIPAA and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. She has also defended providers in investigations arising from actions by the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Anna regularly advises clients on privacy and security compliance issues related to cloud computing, big data, health information technology and de-identification of data sets. She also has extensive knowledge of state health information privacy and security laws.