Attorney Elaine Zacharakis Loumbas
Elaine Zacharakis Loumbas is of counsel to the firm. She concentrates her practice in health care technology contracting and regulatory matters. Over the past 15 years, Elaine has represented the full spectrum of health care entities to address their information technology, corporate transaction and regulatory needs.
Since 2004, Elaine has been an adjunct professor at the Beazley Institute for Health Law at Loyola Law School. There she has taught courses on HIPAA & Health Care Privacy, Corporate Transactions in Health Law and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices, among others. Elaine is also an adjunct professor at the Center for Information Technology and Privacy at the John Marshall Law School, where she has taught courses such as Computers and the Law and Health Care Privacy.
Previously, Elaine was an attorney with the law firm of Gardner, Carton & Douglas (now Drinker, Biddle & Reath) and in house counsel with Baxter Healthcare Corporation. At Gardner Carton, Elaine focused on health care regulatory, corporate transactional and intellectual property matters, HIPAA, anti- kickback (Stark) and other state and federal health care laws and regulations. At Baxter, Elaine was the general counsel for a disease management subsidiary of Baxter Health Corporation where she handled all of its corporate, regulatory and contract work, in addition to serving on the senior management team. She also was a member of Baxter’s global privacy team and helped to develop policies and procedures for HIPAA compliance throughout the organization.
Elaine received her law degree from Notre Dame Law School and her undergraduate degree in industrial engineering from Columbia University’s School of Engineering & Applied Science. She is admitted to practice law in Illinois and New York.