Sam Siegfried - McDermott Will & Emery


Sam Siegfried’s practice focuses on the intersection of healthcare data privacy, healthcare operations and healthcare transactions, with an emphasis on developing and executing data licensing arrangements, research collaboration agreements and other data-driven deals in the healthcare space. Sam’s in-house experience with an academic medical center and a healthcare technology and precision medicine company provides him with unique perspectives on the key issues healthcare clients consider when exploring these complex arrangements.

Sam’s thorough due diligence in healthcare data collaborations, mergers and acquisitions, and venture-backed investments enables him to proactively address potential privacy or data exchange pitfalls early in the transaction process, clearing the path for successful deals and innovative collaborations in the healthcare space.

Sam has experience developing compliance strategies and investigating potential privacy incidents under HIPAA, GDPR and CCPA. He is also well-versed in state and federal fraud and abuse and research compliance laws and regulations, working with clients to develop program protocols and structuring agreements to minimize enforcement risk.


  • Member, Board of Directors, Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, 2019 – present


Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2015
Loyola University Chicago, BA, cum laude, 2012