Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP
Gersh is the co-chair of the healthcare practice group, Ropes & Gray, LLP, with more than 25 years of experience advising a wide range of health care companies and investors on sophisticated regulatory and enforcement matters and the acquisitions and sale of health care entities. Her clients include pharmaceutical manufacturers and medical device companies, managed care companies, dental service organizations and practice management companies, as well as academic medical centers and community hospitals. Gersh counsels clients on a range of compliance matters, including design and implementation of corporate compliance programs and negotiation and implementation of corporate integrity agreements, as well as anti-kickback and state corporate practice laws. Gersh is also a recognized expert in privacy and data security. She advises clients on an array of data privacy, protection and security matters under HIPAA as well as state privacy and security laws. She has represented clients involved in security incidents involving protected health and other sensitive personal information, including representing clients in matters involving the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, as well as HIPAA security audits and qui tam actions initiated by state and federal government authorities.