Kim Gold is a healthcare and privacy lawyer focusing on transactional, regulatory, data privacy and cybersecurity matters, primarily for healthcare and life sciences companies.
Kim has extensive experience in the areas of privacy, information security, cybersecurity and information management. She provides privacy and security advice in connection with corporate/M&A and technology transactions, regulatory investigations, vendor management, and incident planning and response. She is currently advising a number of multinational companies in various industries on compliance with the forthcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Kim regularly advises clients on matters involving privacy and security of patient information under HIPAA and state laws. She also represents clients in the digital health area and has counseled healthcare providers, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device manufacturers on relevant data privacy and regulatory issues, including those particular to mobile medical apps, wearable devices, and telemedicine.
For more than a year, Kim worked on-site with the Global Privacy Office of a global pharmaceutical company on various legal matters, including negotiating vendor agreements, providing advice on marketing and clinical research initiatives, and developing privacy notices, consent documents, and internal policies.
Kim's transactional experience includes mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and affiliations of hospitals, group practices and other provider entities. She also represents not-for-profit and tax-exempt (501(c)(3)) organizations on a broad range of transactional and regulatory matters.
Kim's practice also involves counseling healthcare and life sciences companies on regulatory and compliance matters, including developing and implementing compliance programs, defending clients in government investigations, and advising on regulatory and privacy considerations in connection with clinical research initiatives. Kim also regularly advises clients on graduate medical education issues affecting academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, including accreditation and reimbursement issues.
Kim is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).