Kristin A. Ahmadian, Esq.
Partner – HIPAA Compliance Officer | 312-628-7869 | KAhmadian@lowis-gellen.com
Ms. Ahmadian practices in both the Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation Group, as well as the Corporate Governance & Compliance Group, combining her knowledge of the two to handle issues such as HIPAA Compliance, Data Privacy, and Cybersecurity. She provides corporate guidance for medical groups, hospitals, physicians, and private companies regarding compliance with HIPAA, the Illinois Personal Information Protection Act, and the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.
She represents physicians, nurses, hospitals, and insurers in complex medical malpractice litigation, including obstetrical cases involving fetal death and disabled minors.
In addition, Ms. Ahmadian has been an invited speaker on HIPAA compliance, pre-claims investigations, and electronic medical record practices. Ms. Ahmadian also provides on-site data mapping investigative services and analysis.
Ms. Ahmadian is a member of the Chicagoland Healthcare Risk Management Society (CHRMS). Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Ahmadian interned at the American Medical Association’s Council on Ethics and Judicial Affairs and the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. addressing the legal and ethical implications of the practice of medicine.
Ms. Ahmadian was admitted to the Illinois Bar and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois in May of 2004. She received her J.D. from the John Marshall Law School in 2004. There she was a staff editor of The Journal of Information Technology & Privacy Law (f/k/a The Journal of Computer & Information Law), and was a member of the August A. Rendigs Jr. National Products Liability Moot Court Team. Her distinctions include Phi Beta Kappa and an externship with the Honorable William J. Hibbler of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. She also received a dual bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Communications from Hope College in 2001.