Kate Black, CIPP/US


Hintze Law

Partner and Co-Chair, Health and Biotech Privacy

Kate counsels U.S. and global healthcare and biotechnology companies on comprehensive strategies for complying with regulatory obligations while achieving business objectives, growing and maintaining customer and public trust, and advancing revolutionary and innovative technology and research. Kate serves on the Board of Trustees for Broward Health South Florida, the region's largest not-for-profit healthcare organization, and the Board's Technology, Digital, and Innovation Committee and recently led the Future of Privacy Forum’s Healthcare Technologies Group.


Kate’s areas of expertise include HIPAA/HITECH, Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, 21st Century Cures Act HHS’s Information Blocking Rules, FDA Safety and Innovation Act, FTC Act, CCPA/CPRA, GDPR, state health and biometric laws, and cybersecurity. 


Before Hintze Law, Kate was a partner at Greenberg Traurig. She also gained valuable in-house experience as 23andMe’s first Global Privacy Officer, where she developed their privacy program and advised on privacy, data security, and law enforcement response issues.  Prior to 23andMe, Kate served in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and was Health Privacy Counsel for the Center for Democracy and Technology. She’s advised the California Office of Health Information Integrity and interned at the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy.


Kate is a sought after speaker on health innovation and has been featured and quoted in numerous publications including Forbes, Slate, The Washington Post, and FastCompany.


Contributions by Kate Black

  • Digital Health Data Flows: Preparing for MHMDA with Visibility and Collaboration
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2023
  • Member of Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board 2023 - 2024
  • Advancing Data-Driven Health Research and Innovation Responsibly
    Web Conference Speaker
  • Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020 - Canceled