Alya Sulaiman - McDermott Will & Emery


Alya Sulaiman helps clients navigate complex regulatory, privacy and transactional matters related to technology, with a focus on data strategy, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Clients turn to Alya for her guidance across key areas, including:

  • Providing strategic legal and regulatory guidance during the conception, development, launch and support of digital health products and services
  • Developing AI governance policies, vendor management programs and compliance frameworks
  • Negotiating data use and health information sharing agreements and technology licenses (software, SaaS, PaaS, data licenses)

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  • Advised a health data platform company on its product roadmap and opportunities created by recent Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology health information sharing regulations
  • Assisted digital health product and engineering teams to navigate US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) market pathways and assess the regulatory status of a clinical decision support (CDS) tool
  • Counseled a health insurance company on integrating a generative AI large language model (LLM) into utilization management workflows

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  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • American Health Law Association
  • Coalition for Health AI (CHAI), Working Group – Data Privacy & Security


The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, JD, 2014
The University of Texas at Austin, BA, 2011