Emily Weber

Partner

Overview

Emily Weber is a partner and health care lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. With more than a decade of experience representing hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, schools of medicine, physician groups, and health care technology companies, Emily focuses her practice on complex health care and clinical research regulations and transactions, governance, fraud and abuse, health innovation, HIPAA, and data privacy matters. Emily is a member of the firm’s Health Care Industry Team.

Having advised in both in-house and outside counsel roles, Emily applies a hands-on experience of operations and regulatory compliance to her law practice. Her unique experience allows her to translate business requirements into exceptional legal solutions for her clients, including effecting collaborations between universities and health systems for academic affiliations, intellectual property sharing between academic medical centers and for-profit entities, innovative collaborative relationships to change health care delivery both in the health care innovation arena and in the traditional outpatient clinic and pharmacy clinic setting, electronic health record licensing, securing and conducting clinical trials, and negotiating agreements with medical manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. She has a proven track record of handling data security compliance and governance for personalized medical programs.

Prior to joining Foley, Emily was a shareholder and a partner at a prominent Denver-based law firm. She also served as an associate general counsel at the University of Colorado Health, an associate counsel at the Temple University Health System, Inc., and an associate counsel & compliance officer at Vail Valley Medical Center.

Representative Experience*

  • Established a complex, multi-institutional enterprise data warehouse and complementary biobank for a precision medicine program
  • Represented a rapidly-growing provider of travel nurse staffing solutions to hospitals and other health care facilities throughout the United States, in its sale to a portfolio company
  • Represented a health care innovation company in securing corporate investment
  • Represented ancillary providers in developing collaboration agreements

*Certain of these matters were handled before joining Foley.

Recognition

  • Recognized, 5280 Top Lawyers, Health Care (2018)
  • Recognized, Colorado Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars (2017)

Education

  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law (2006)
  • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis (2001)

Admissions and Professional Memberships

  • Colorado (2007)
  • Colorado Bar Association, Health Law Section, Executive Council
    • Chair of the board (2018 – present)
    • Vice chair of the board (2016 – 2017)
    • Secretary to the board (2015 – 2016)
    • At-Large member (2014 – 2015)

Community Engagement

  • Ambassador, CASA Denver
  • Former member, American Health Lawyers Association, Teaching Hospitals and Academic Medical Centers, Leadership Development Program (2014-2015)

Publications and Presentations

  • Co-Author, “Precision Medicine Will Be Worth Big Investment,” Vegas Inc. (August 1, 2016)
  • Presenter, “Enterprise Data Warehouses: Collaboration and Compliance,” American Health Lawyers Association, Denver, CO (June 28, 2016)
  • Co-Author, “Precision Medicine: Can It Save You?” Las Vegas Business Press (March 28, 2016)
  • Speaker, “Tech Transfer Roundtable,” Silicon Flatirons Health Care Innovation Conference, Aurora, CO (March 30, 2016)

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