Julia Hesse is a graduate of Williams College and University of Pennsylvania Law School, and has practiced law for more than 15 years. She is a partner at the law firm Choate, Hall & Stewart in Boston. Earlier in her career, Ms. Hesse was a member of the healthcare group of Ropes & Gray LLP and was an Associate General Counsel at Tufts Medical Center. Julia Hesse has been listed in Best Lawyers in America, and named a Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star. Chambers USA refers to Ms. Hesse as “incredibly smart and organized; outstanding research skills.” She is a member of the HIMSS legal task force, and past co-chair of the Boston Bar Association Health Law Section. Ms. Hesse is a frequent speaker and author on data privacy and security matters.