Shipman & Goodwin LLP Names William Roberts as New Partner

Jan 23, 2017

William J. Roberts has been named a partner of Shipman & Goodwin LLP.

William Roberts is a member of the firm’s Health Law practice and is the Chair of the firm’s Privacy and Data Protection Team, where he focuses his practice on health care corporate, regulatory and data privacy matters. He advises clients on compliance with fraud and abuse laws, the Stark law, reimbursement, EMTALA, licensure and the False Claims Act. Mr. Roberts also serves as outside privacy counsel to health care providers, technology firms and several Fortune 100 health insurers; in addition, he handles data breaches for both health care and non-health care clients and regularly assists with establishing compliance programs for early detection of privacy concerns as well as conducting investigations and providing notifications when a breach has occurred.

Mr. Roberts is a frequent speaker and author on health care privacy issues, both nationally and internationally, and is regularly called upon by the media to comment on health care legal matters. He has been listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star® in Health Care from 2011 to 2016 and was named a New Leader in the Law by the Connecticut Law Tribune in 2013.

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