Kristen B. Rosati

Kristen B. Rosati

Coppersmith Brockelman PLC

Recognized since 2007

Phoenix, Arizona

Practice Areas

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Health Care Law

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Kristen is considered one of the nation’s leading “Big Data” and HIPAA compliance attorneys. She also has deep experience in data breaches, health information exchange, data sharing for research and clinical integration initiatives, clinical research compliance, clinical trials contracting, and biobanking and genomic privacy. Kristen is a sought-after national speaker on these issues and has been active in national healthcare policy. She is Past President (2013-2014) of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), the nation’s largest health care legal organization.


  • 2800 North Central Avenue, Suite 1900
    Phoenix, AZ 85004


  • University of Michigan - Flint, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, State Bar of Arizona


  • AHLA - Board Member (2006-2015)
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) - President (2013-2014)
  • Brookings Active Surveillance Implementation Council at the Brookings Institution - Council Member
  • eHealth Initiative National Council on Data and Analytics - Council Member (2011-2012)
  • Healthcare Leadership Council for the Greater Phoenix Economic Council - Member (2013-2015)
  • Planning Committee, Annual Meeting of the International Society of Biomedical and Environmental Biorepositories - Committee Member (2014)
  • Privacy Panel for the "Mini-Sentinel Coordinating Center" for the FDA - Panel Member (2010-present)
  • Take the Lead - Founding Member, Arizona Leadership Council

Federal Clerkships

  • United States Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court

Coppersmith Brockelman PLC
Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona

16 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Health Care Law, Phoenix (2021)
  • Health Care Law, Phoenix (2017)
  • Health Care Law, Phoenix (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Health Care Law
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law

Special Focus

  • Academic Medical Centers
  • Clinical Research
  • Information Technology
  • Water


  • Best Lawyers, Health Care (2007-present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminient Rated (2011 to present)
  • Arizona Business Magazine's 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business (2013)
  • Arizona Health Care Leadership Award for Legal Advocate of the Year (2014)
  • Arizona Business Leaders (2015, 2016, 2017), Arizona Business Magazine
  • Chambers U.S.A. Guide to America's Leading Lawyers, Health Care (2015, 2017)
  • Super Lawyers (Southwest), Health Care (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Best Lawyers Phoenix Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2014, 2017)
  • Outstanding Business Women in Arizona (2017), Phoenix Business Journal
  • Arizona’s Top 100 Lawyers (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Arizona Business Magazine
  • • Arizona’s Top 100 Lawyers (2014 - present), Az Business Magazine

Dartmouth College High Value Health Care Collaborative

Negotiated collaboration agreement on behalf of Dartmouth College, with Mayo Clnic, Cleveland Clinic, Intermountain Health Care, Denver Health and Dartmouth Hitchcock, to create the High Value Health Care Collaborative. Under the agreement, the parties agreed to pool data and collaboratively study how they provide high quality health care in an efficient manner.

FDA Sentinel Initiative

Provided legal advice to the FDA and its subcontractor, Harvard Pilgrim, on the privacy issues involved in creating a distributed data network to utilize hospital electronic health records and health plans claims databases, for post-marketing drug safety sruveillance.

One Mind for Research

Provide strategic advice about compliance with HIPAA and human subject research protection laws, to One Mind for Research. One Mind is a "new-model non-profit organization that will take the lead role in the research, funding, marketing, and public awareness of mental illness and brain injury, by bringing together the governmental, corporate, scientific, and philanthropic communities in a concerted effort to drastically reduce the social and economic effects of mental illness and brain injury within ten years. With ONE MIND as the hub for open-source big data and research, compelling the scientific, health care, and pharmaceutical communities to collaborate completely for the common good, we can decrease the time from research to treatment/cure from 30 years to less than a decade."

Explorys, Inc.

Represent early stage data services company in data strategy and transactions with major health systems. Explorys is an innovation spinoff from Cleveland Clinic. Explorys addresses the national imperative to leverage BIG DATA in healthcare for the improvement of medicine and delivery of care. Healthcare data can span across a disparate ecosystem of employed and affiliate providers, payers and plans, care settings, and electronic medical systems; Explorys ties that data together into unique valued action. Originally inspired by physicians and informatics leaders, Explorys combines the most powerful healthcare computing platform in the world with turnkey solutions for clinical integration, at-risk population management, cost of care measurement, and pay-for-performance solutions.

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