Lauren C. Kiss is an Associate at Mullen Coughlin in the firm’s Incident Response practice area. Using her strong background in health law, she represents clients in the healthcare industry who have been the victim of a data privacy and security incident, while also counseling them on the various industry-related laws and regulations, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.
When an incident occurs, Ms. Kiss assists clients in determining the nature and scope of the incident and identifying potentially impacted populations. Ms. Kiss advises each client as to the applicability of state, federal and international privacy laws, and in every event, works diligently with the client to ensure proper compliance with data breach notification requirements, proper disclosure to impacted populations and preservation of institutional goodwill.
Before joining Mullen Coughlin, Ms. Kiss was an associate at a prominent Philadelphia insurance defense firm, practicing in their Labor and Employment department. Her practice focused on representing both public and private employers in litigation and arbitration involving all aspects of employment law.
Ms. Kiss earned her J.D. from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, specializing in Health Law. While in law school, Ms. Kiss was the recipient of an Outstanding Pro Bono Service Honors Award for completing more than 250 pro bono hours. She also served as the President of the Women’s Law Society, Treasurer to the Community Service Initiative and as a Fellow for the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project.