MICHAEL S. HOLLANDER is an Associate in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the Washington, DC, office of Epstein Becker Green. 

Mr. Hollander:

  • Counsels clients on federal health privacy laws, including HIPAA/HITECH, and state laws governing the confidentiality of health information, medical records, mental health records, and records containing other sensitive protected health information
  • Drafts policies and procedures for compliance with HIPAA's privacy, security, and breach notification requirements
  • Assists with data breach investigations, reporting, and litigation
  • Negotiates contracts to manage data breach risks
  • Conducts physical and technical security risk assessments and vulnerability analyses for health care companies against HIPAA, NIST SP 800-30, NIST SP 800-53, ISO 27001/27002, ISO 27799 (Health Informatics – Information Security Management in Health using ISO/IEC 27002)
  • Performs privacy and security gap analyses against information technology and security frameworks such as NIST, HITRUST, ISO, and COBIT

Mr. Hollander is a Certified CSF Practitioner, a designation given by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), an organization that provides training to develop and maintain effective security programs for health care and life sciences companies that comply with security laws, regulations, and standards, including HITECH, HIPAA, PCI, JCAHO, CMS, ISO, NIST, and various other federal, state, and business requirements. In addition, Mr. Hollander is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He was awarded this information technology security audit certification by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (see Finally, Mr. Hollander is also a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). The CEH credential is a professional certification provided by the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council).

Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Mr. Hollander was a partner at a health policy firm focused on health reform and its impact on private and public health insurance markets.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Hollander interned with the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Law and National Security. While in law school, he served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Gary L. Crawford (now retired) of the District Court of Maryland, District 6, in Montgomery County.

  • The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2012)
  • Gettysburg College (B.A., 2009)
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland