Andrew Gantt Esq.

Cooley LLP
Gantt III, W. Andrew H.

Andrew Gantt is a Partner in the Cooley LLP Business Department and a member of the Life Sciences Practice Group. Mr. Gantt leads Cooley's Health Care and Life Sciences Regulatory Practice.

Mr. Gantt's practice focuses on health care and life sciences regulatory counseling, complex transactions, and strategic business advice. He represents a wide variety of health care and life sciences companies, health plans, health care providers, manufacturers, suppliers, health care IT, information services, and eHealth companies in corporate and regulatory matters. In addition, he advises venture capital groups, private equity funds, investment banks and other investors and financial groups on health care regulatory issues in connection with the financing of health care mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and financings.

Mr. Gantt has a particular expertise in advising health care and life sciences, technology and information services companies on eHealth and health care data privacy and security matters, including compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. He also has extensive experience advising companies regarding other health care regulations, including compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws.

Prior to joining Cooley, Mr. Gantt was a partner at Latham & Watkins. Prior to that, he served as Associate Counsel with The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation in Baltimore. He previously served as law clerk to the Honorable Justice Elizabeth B. Lacy, Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Mr. Gantt received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, his M.T.S. from the Harvard Divinity School, and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

He is the Editor-in-Chief of the ABA/Bloomberg BNA treatise E-Health, Privacy, and Security Law.