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Associate - Stephanie M. Gomes-Ganhão, CIPP/US

Stephanie M. Gomes-Ganhão, CIPP/US

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Stephanie Gomes-Ganhão is an associate in the firm's Health Law and Data Privacy and Protection Practice Groups. Stephanie focuses her practice on health care and insurance data privacy and regulatory matters, with a particular emphasis on data breach response and mitigation.

Stephanie regularly advises clients of all sizes on HIPAA, HITECH, state sensitive condition, and substance use disorder privacy laws. She counsels hospitals, health systems, behavioral health care providers, insurers and technology companies on day-to-day compliance matters, government investigations, data use challenges (including human subjects research), and policy development.

Stephanie also advises health care sector clients on the application of general privacy laws to their operations, including TCPA, the PCI standards, and data breach reporting.

Prior to joining the firm, Stephanie served as a law clerk to the Honorable Dennis G. Eveleigh, Associate Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court. While attending law school, Stephanie served as a legal intern for the Honorable Janet C. Hall, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Stephanie is also fluent in Portuguese.

Distinctions

  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Health Care (2017-2019)
  • Dean’s Fellow Scholarship, Quinnipiac University School of Law
  • Quinnipiac Law Review (Volume 31), Publication Editor
  • CATIC Foundation Award
  • Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards: Civil & Political Rights: Equal Protection, Criminal Law, Education Law, Health Information Privacy & Security Law, Immigration Law, Legal Skills I & II, Negotiation, and Trusts & Estates
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association 
  • Connecticut Bar Association: Health Law Section
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Health Care Compliance Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Community Involvement

  • Fred D. Wish School Volunteer Tutor Program
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Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., 2015, summa cum laude
  • Mount Holyoke College, B.A., 2012, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts

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