David S. Szabo


JD, Boston University School of Law
BA, cum laude, University of Rochester

Areas of Interest
Health Law

David S. Szabo is cochair of the Health Care practice, a partner in the Corporate and Transactional Department, and a member of the Privacy group at Locke Lord in Boston. He represents hospitals, integrated delivery systems, physician organizations, home care companies, and other healthcare service providers. He also represents healthcare information technology companies and health plans.

David has extensive experience in healthcare licensing and regulation, reimbursement, fraud and abuse compliance matters, and the structuring of joint ventures. He regularly advises clients on Stark Law and Anti-Kickback compliance matters. His practice also includes the privacy and information security law applicable to healthcare providers, health plans, technology vendors, and other organizations. He advises nonprofit organizations on general corporate matters, tax, and governance issues.

David’s practice includes significant engagements in the implementation of health information technology and shared electronic health record systems, compliance with privacy and information security regulations, and response to data breaches and cyber-security events. His breach response experience includes negotiation with regulatory agencies, breach remediation, and crisis management.

David started his legal career in a boutique law firm specializing in health care reimbursement and regulation. He subsequently developed his health law practice at a national law firm and a regional firm in Boston. He has served on the board of the Massachusetts-Rhode Island Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and is currently the Chairman of the Board of the Massachusetts Health Data Consortium.

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