William A. Tanenbaum is recognized as one of the Who’s Who Legal “Thought Leaders Global Elite” and is ranked in top tiers by Chambers, Legal500, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal in technology, outsourcing, IP and data law. Bill is a shareholder in the 40-lawyer Technology Transactions & Data Privacy Practice at Polsinelli, an AmLaw 100 firm with 850 lawyers in 22 cities. He is the Practice Co-Chair of the Health Care Technology & Innovation Group, which is the second largest of its kind in the country. Polsinelli was named as the 2018 Health Care Firm of the Year by US News & World Report, and its Health Care Practice is the largest in the country.
Bill’s practice includes the Industrial Internet of Things, Body Area Networks, AI, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and data analytics, including data generated by networks of sensors and created by machines, as well as technology and IP transactions, and he leads teams that serve as IP counsel and as health care counsel in technology and M&A transactions. Health Care is an early adopter of IoT and data analytics, and clients call upon Bill to use leading practices from that industry in other industries.
Bill is a past President of the International Technology Law Association and was previously named as the IT Lawyer of the Year in New York by US News & World Report. Clients and legal researchers find that “he has expertise in technology transactions that puts him at the very top tier of the market [and] he is a font of knowledge on creating new IT structures,” (Who’s Who Legal) and “that he brings extremely high integrity, a deep intellect, fearlessness and a practical, real-world mindset to every problem,” “provides savvy, zealous representation,” and understands the market and uses his expertise to help [clients] successfully navigate negotiations” (Chambers). Bill is a graduate of Brown University (Phi Beta Kappa), Cornell Law School and the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving.
Diana J. P. McKenzie has a nationwide practice focused on providing practical, efficient and strategic legal advice to clients on significant information technology and outsourcing transactions. Ms. McKenzie has practiced exclusively in information technology law since 1985. This experience gives her the breadth and depth to offer an unparalleled sophisticated and holistic perspective on her client’s business challenges. She has extensive experience with issues unique to the health care technology industry. Ms. McKenzie is a nationally recognized writer and an internationally recognized speaker on technology and electronic commerce law. She has given over 150 speeches in 50 cities and 14 countries. Ms. McKenzie’s quotes and writings have been published in the Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, The Licensing Journal, CIO Magazine, ComputerWorld, National Law Journal, and the Computer and Internet Lawyer. Diana also has a background in computer programming. She has been selected as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Technology by Chambers USA, as one of the top lawyers in the U.S.A. in Information Technology Law by The Best Lawyers in America, and as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Illinois by Chicago Magazine. She is a Past President, of the ITechLaw Association and has been a Senior Member of HIMSS since 2002. Diana currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Technology Association of Georgia, Savannah Chapter. Ms. McKenzie received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Kenyon College, and an M.B.A. and a J.D. from Emory University.
Douglas Grimm is a health care regulatory partner at Arent Fox who previously served as a former Chief Operating Officer of multiple acute-care hospitals throughout the United States. Douglas focuses his practice on the representation of hospitals and health care systems with an emphasis on regulatory counseling in the areas of compliance planning, government investigations, health information privacy and security, reimbursement issues, health information technology, peer review/medical staff and certificates of need, development of new service lines, licensure and provider enrollment, and insurance issues.
Susan H. Nycum is an independent commercial arbitrator and mediator serving on panels of the AAA, CPR, ICDR, ICC, and WIPO. In the 1960s she was a member of the team that performed the seminal work in the field of information storage and retrieval for lawyers at the Health Law Center of the University of Pittsburgh. Susan was an international partner of Baker & McKenzie, where she headed the North America IP and high technology practice group and was a coordinator of its global high technology practice group. She is a member of the Board of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, and the Mediation Society. She is a former Chair of the ABA Section of Science and Technology and former President of the ITech Law Association. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.