W. Reece Hirsch Esq.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Hirsch, W. Reece

W. Reece Hirsch is a Partner in Morgan Lewis's Healthcare Practice and a co-head of the firm's Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice. He counsels and represents hospitals, health plans and insurers, physician organizations, health care information technology companies, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, and other health care organizations on transactional and regulatory matters, including Medicare, fraud and abuse, self-referral, and privacy issues.

Mr. Hirsch has specific knowledge in data privacy and security issues that apply to the healthcare industry, including compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. He has advised clients from virtually all sectors of the healthcare industry on privacy and security compliance matters, including assisting them in developing policies and procedures, structuring healthcare information technology ventures, Big Data issues, and responding to security breaches. Mr. Hirsch also assists clients in the development and implementation of fraud, abuse, and corporate compliance programs. He counsels healthcare companies on conforming their operations, including recruitment, marketing, and data transmissions, to state and federal healthcare regulatory requirements.

He received his B.S. from Northwestern University and his J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School.

Mr. Hirsch is the co-author of the Bloomberg BNA Health Law & Business Portfolio Series No. 1200, Medical Practice Consolidation: Structural and Legal Issues.