Julia Hesse is a partner in the healthcare practice of Choate Hall & Stewart LLP. Julia is a frequent speaker and author on data privacy and security issues, including having spoken at HIMSS15 and HIMSS16. Julia has 15 years’ experience advising investors, providers and health IT companies on corporate, regulatory and transactional matters, including data breach investigation and mitigation.
Julia Hesse has been listed in Best Lawyers in America, and was named a Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star. She is the past co-chair of the Boston Bar Association Health Law Section. Chambers USA refers to Ms. Hesse as “incredibly smart and organized; outstanding research skills.”
Ms. Hesse is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association and the American Bar Association. She is on the Board of Trustees for the Shore Country Day School in Beverly, Massachusetts. Ms. Hesse was co-editor of the Boston Bar Association Health Law Reporter from 2009-2012. Ms. Hesse served as the Vice Chair of the American Bar Association eHealth Privacy and Security Interest Group from 2014-2016. Ms. Hesse is also the President of Williams College Class of 1995 and was a community member of the Massachusetts General Hospital IRB from 2003-2008.