Carolyn V. Metnick - McDermott Will & Emery


Carolyn V. Metnick represents a range of healthcare industry clients, including hospitals and health systems, physician organizations and digital health companies. Carolyn advises on healthcare regulatory and transactional matters with a focus on health information privacy and security.

Carolyn advises clients on a range of privacy and security laws, including HIPAA and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). She also counsels businesses in data breach investigations and compliance with federal and state breach notification laws. Carolyn is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E).

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  • Chambers USA, 2019 to 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law, 2016 to 2023
  • Super Lawyers, “Rising Star” for Healthcare, 2008 to 2010, 2013 to 2018

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  • American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators, panelist
  • American Heart Association Go Red for Women Campaign, executive leadership team member, 2018 to present
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Transactions Program Planning Committee, 2018 to present; Business Law & Governance Practice Group, vice chair, 2012 to 2018; Governance Affinity Group, co-chair, 2009 to 2012

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Loyola University Chicago School of Law, LLM, 2007
Santa Clara University School of Law, JD, 2003
University of Chicago, BA, 2000


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