Daniel F. Gottlieb counsels a wide range of health care industry clients, including health care providers, health plans, health information technology (IT) vendors and life sciences companies. He represents these entities on privacy and data protection, reimbursement, software licensing and other health IT acquisitions, fraud and abuse, and other health care regulatory and transactional matters.

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  • Represented numerous health systems in the acquisition of electronic health record systems, enterprise data warehouses and related services from leading health IT vendors
  • Advised numerous colleges and universities, academic medical centers, health plans, health IT vendors and life sciences companies regarding the applicability of GDPR, legal bases for processing personal data, notices and consents and other GDPR implementation matters
  • Advised health care providers, health plans and health IT vendors on all aspects of responding to security breaches, including internal investigations, drafting breach notification letters, drafting breach reports to federal and state regulators, developing corrective action plans, defending federal and state investigations and defending subsequent consumer class action litigation

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  • The Best Lawyers in America 2015 to 2020
  • The Legal 500 United States, 2015 to 2019
  • Health Data Management, 50 Top Healthcare IT Experts 2015


  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)


Northwestern University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 1999
University of Michigan, BA, 1994


Daniel F. Gottlieb

Insights & Events / Media

Webinar / McDermott Event / September 2020

Webinar / McDermott Event / February 6, 2020

Webinar / McDermott Event / November and December 2019

Webinar / McDermott Event / November 7, 2019

Santa Clara, California / Speaking Engagements / October 17-18, 2017

Special Report / January 19, 2017

On the Subject / October 26, 2016