Overview

Attorney Lisa Pierce Reisz counsels health care organizations regarding their health information technology (HIT) and data use issues, including information security and privacy practices. Her business-focused, practical advice helps clients navigate regulatory compliance and licensing issues, government investigations, and complex disputes.

Lisa advises a wide range of health care clients, including health care providers and health plans, on regulatory compliance. Her practice has a particular focus on HIT and data use issues, including health information privacy and security under HIPAA/HITECH, state confidentiality laws, and 42 C.F.R. Part 2; data breach response; EHR contracting and implementation issues (including meaningful use compliance); complex data sharing arrangements; telehealth; and information blocking under the 21st Century Cures Act. Clients also value her extensive experience with physician licensure, physician contracting, and medical staff governance issues, as well as the peer review process. Additionally, she counsels on fraud and abuse compliance and responses to government investigations at both the state and federal levels.

Lisa is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association’s Health Information and Technology Practice Group and served on the group’s leadership team from 2015 to 2021, having held the positions of Vice President of Strategic Planning, Vice President of Education, Vice President of Research and Website, and Vice President of Membership during her tenure. Lisa is also a member of the Ohio Health Information Management Association and the Columbus Bar Association’s Health Care Committee.

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A skilled speaker, Lisa has presented in-person training, webinars, and seminars on numerous topics, including HIPAA compliance, the confidentiality of medical and mental health records, the pitfalls of EHRs in litigation, the EEOC’s guidance on mandatory COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, information-blocking rules, and data breach response.

In addition, Lisa has significant experience in the area of commercial and business litigation. She has successfully argued cases before the Supreme Court of Ohio and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Eighth and Tenth Circuits. Lisa also has significant trial and hearing experience in the federal courts in Ohio, Delaware, and New York and before Ohio state courts and administrative agencies. She has successfully defended various clients in summary judgment proceedings and mediated numerous business and commercial litigation disputes.

Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Lisa was a partner at an international law firm and a member of its health care and litigation groups, Electronic Discovery subgroup, and Information Governance Committee.

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Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America: Health Care Law (2015 to 2024) and Health Care Litigation (2019 to 2024)
  • Chambers USA: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business: Leading Lawyer in Health Care – Ohio (2022 to 2023); Recognized Practitioner in Health Care – Ohio (2018 to 2022)
  • Columbus Bar Foundation, Fellow (2001 to Present)
  • Columbus CEO Magazine: Best Lawyers, Health Care (2022)
  • Martindale-Hubbell: “AV Preeminent” Rated
  • Ohio Super Lawyers: Health Care, Technology Transactions, General Litigation (2017 to 2024)
  • Columbus CEO Magazine: Top Lawyers in Columbus (2015 to 2021)
  • Heart of CASA Award (2010)
  • Ohio Rising Stars, General Litigation (2005 to 2007)
  • Junior League of Columbus: President’s Award (2001 to 2002)
  • “Forty Under 40” Award (2001)
  • Commitment to CASA Award (1998 and 2001)
  • Columbus Jaycees Outstanding Young Citizen Award (1998)

Credentials

Education

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 1992)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Managing Editor, Ohio State Law Journal
  • Harvard University (B.A., cum laude, 1989)

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Health Lawyers Association, Health Information and Technology Practice Group (2015 to 2023)
    • Vice Chair of Strategic Planning and Special Projects (2019 to 2020)
    • Vice President of Education (2018 to 2019 and 2020 to 2021)
    • Vice President of Membership (2017 to 2018)
    • Vice President of Research and Website (2016 to 2017)
  • CASA of Franklin County, Guardian Ad Litem (1996 to 2014)
  • Columbus Bar Association:
    • Health Care Committee (2009 to Present)
    • Board of Governors (2011 to 2019)
    • President (2017 to 2018)
    • Professional Ethics Committee, Chair (2015 to 2017); Member (2004 to 2017)
  • Columbus Bar Foundation, Trustee (2019 to Present)
  • Junior League of Columbus:
    • Sustainer (2002 to Present)
    • Advisory Council, Chair (2001 to 2002); Member (2000 to 2001)
    • Recording Secretary (1999 to 2000)
    • Membership Team, Vice President (1998 to 1999)
    • Provisional Co-Chair (1997 to 1998)
    • Provisional Co-Chair Elect (1996 to 1997)
  • Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Project (2009 to Present)
  • Legal Aid Society of Columbus:
    • Board Member (2003 to Present)
    • President, Board of Directors (2009)
    • Programs Committee Chair (2005 to 2008)
  • Ohio Health Information Management Association (2013 to Present)
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Board of Governors (2020 to Present)
  • Ohio State Legal Services Association, Board of Directors (2011 to Present)
    • Board of Directors (2011 to Present)
    • President-Elect (Present)

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