New York., July 12, 2022 – Octillo, a technology-driven law firm focused exclusively on incident response, data security and privacy compliance, and litigation, welcomes seasoned health law attorney, Kenneth Sodaro, to its growing Health Law Practice.
Prior to joining Octillo, Mr. Sodaro served as General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Senior Vice President for a multi-billion-dollar health insurance provider. In this role, he partnered with senior leadership across the enterprise, spearheading legal and compliance initiatives, managing the organization’s in-house legal team, and interfacing with regulatory agencies, outside counsel, and the organization’s senior management and Board of Directors.
Mr. Sodaro is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) by the Compliance Certification Board and is a member of the National Health Lawyers Association, American Corporate Counsel Association, Health Care Compliance Association, and Society of Corporate Compliance Executives. In providing counsel to Octillo clients with healthcare-related data security and privacy challenges, he relies on over 27 years’ experience advising healthcare and insurance industry legal teams on compliance issues related to the Health Insurance Portability Act (HIPAA), HITECH, and state health and data notification laws.
In discussing his decision to join Octillo, Mr. Sodaro stated, “I was looking for an opportunity to use my vast experience in healthcare law to continue to assist clients in the growing field of data security, privacy, and compliance.” Mr. Sodaro was impressed with the expertise of the Octillo team and their dedicated approach to serving their clients. Additionally, Mr. Sodaro was attracted to the team-oriented and collaborative approach of the Octillo team.
“As the data security and privacy landscapes continue to change, Ken’s addition to Octillo comes at the perfect time. Kenneth Sodaro's vast experience in both the healthcare and insurance industries and as in-house counsel will be an invaluable asset to the organizations we work with. We are thrilled to add someone with Ken’s stature and rich experience to our fast-growing team and are confident he will be a tremendous value-add to our deep client base, says Octillo Managing Director, Kara Hilburger.
The Octillo Health Law Practice Group works with healthcare providers, insurance plans, and not-for-profit organizations to address a variety of healthcare-related data security, privacy and technology challenges. Mr. Sodaro will counsel Octillo clients on data security and privacy-related matters, including contract development and review, employee privacy matters, third-party vendor management, governance support, data security and privacy regulatory compliance, and interfacing with outside counsel and regulators. He will also play an integral role in providing Fractional General Counsel services to the firm’s client base.
About Octillo: Octillo is a full-service technology law firm with a recognized focus on data security and privacy compliance, incident response, and litigation. Octillo attorneys counsel clients on matters pertaining to data security and privacy compliance, litigation and class action defense, technology contracts, incident response, government investigations, technology intellectual property, and emerging technologies. Octillo is a NetDiligence® Platinum Authorized Breach Coach – a recognition offered only to firms with a proven track record of competency and experience responding to data incidents. Octillo has offices from California to New York and is a NYSWBE certified women-owned enterprise. Learn more at www.octillolaw.com