Anna E. Spencer Esq.

Sidley Austin LLP
Spencer, Anna E.

Anna Spencer is a Partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Sidley Austin LLP and the firm's global coordinator for health information policy. Ms. Spencer helps companies leverage data assets, respond to data breaches and develop rules involving the electronic exchange of health information. In addition, Ms. Spencer has developed multiple HIPAA privacy and security compliance and training programs on behalf of covered entities and entities that qualify as HIPAA business associates. She also has negotiated hundreds of Business Associate Agreements on behalf of various clients.

Ms. Spencer speaks on privacy/security matters on behalf of numerous groups such as BNA and the American Conference Institute. She has authored a variety of articles on privacy/security issues, Medicare coverage, and fraud and abuse.

Ms. Spencer received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Sweanee and J.D from Vanderbilt University Law School.

She is a co-author of the Bloomberg BNA Health Law & Business Portfolio Series No. 3300, Health Information Privacy Security.