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Damian J. Privitera


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Damian J. Privitera is an Associate in the Albany, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Privitera advises health care entities, including hospitals, nursing homes, urgent care centers, home care agencies, substance abuse treatment providers, physicians and trade associations in a variety of compliance, transactional, and administrative contexts. He advises clients on compliance with HIPAA and HITECH, federal and state fraud and abuse statutes, and federal and state statutes and regulations concerning licensed health care organizations, health care payments, data privacy and security, individual licensure requirements, and other associated issues. He provides guidance on data breach readiness and response, as well as responses to government investigations and counsels on general corporate and not-for-profit governance, management and administration matters.

While in law school, Mr. Privitera completed internships in the United States Environmental Protection Agency and at the Paris headquarters of a global electricity transmission company, worked as a research assistant, and was a Global Law Scholar. He also has interned with the New York State Executive Chamber and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

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May 14, 2017

Ransomware Attacks: Prevention and Preparedness

May 14, 2017

Several years ago, cyber criminals developed a profitable form of malware, now known as ransomware. A “ransomware” attack occurs when a hacker takes control of the victim’s information systems and encrypts its data, preventing the owner from accessing it unless the victim pays a sum of money, usually in the form of bitcoins. The FBI... Read More

January 9, 2017

New York Releases Revised Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations

January 9, 2017

The New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) has released a revised version of its proposed cybersecurity regulations, which set regulatory minimum standards for protecting the customer information and information systems of the financial services industry. The Revised Proposed Regulations will become effective... Read More

November 28, 2016

Long-Term Care Facilities: Recent Developments on Use of Arbitration Agreements

November 28, 2016

Three cases making their way through the courts demonstrate that the question of arbitration clauses in long-term care (LTC) facility admission agreements is an active and developing area of the law. CMS Rule Case The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) had issued a final rule prohibiting LTC facilities from... Read More

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Global Cyberattack Exploits Known Vulnerabilities
May 15, 2017

As you likely know by now, international cybercriminals launched a worldwide ransomware attack last Friday with the European law enforcement agency Europol reporting over 100,000 affected organizations in 150 countries, including the U.S. Read More

Will More States Follow New York’s Lead?
March 31, 2017

As you know if you regularly read this blog, the New York State DFS finally finalized its “first-in-the-nation” cybersecurity rules with an effective date of March 1, 2017. Read More

Thomas Bossert Selected to be President-elect Trump’s Top Counterterrorism Adviser
December 28, 2016

As we’ve noted previously, President-elect Trump’s campaign was light on details about his plans to address cybersecurity. However, his announcement yesterday that Thomas P. Read More