Robert Kantrowitz is a corporate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, focusing on healthcare and privacy regulatory and transactional matters. Robert assists clients with a broad range of healthcare and veterinary regulatory issues, including laws related to fraud and abuse, licensure, the corporate practice of medicine and telemedicine. Robert regularly counsels clients on privacy, data security, breach notification and interoperability laws and regulations, including HIPAA, Part 2, the ONC 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule, the FTC Health Breach Notification Rule, CCPA, GDPR and the NY SHIELD Act. Robert is routinely called upon to advise on large corporate transactions involving healthcare and privacy regulatory matters, which cover health information technology, device, physician, dental, laboratory, clinical research, veterinary and other platforms.


Thought Leadership

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, “Connecting the Dots Between Health Apps, HIPAA, and the FTC,” American Health Law Association’s Health Care Data: Navigating Legal and Operational Challenges Virtual Conference, April 13, 2022

Panelist, “Healthcare Law,” Cardozo Healthcare Law Society, April 15, 2021


Co-Author, “Health IT Transaction Trends and Considerations,” American Health Law Association, April 15, 2021 

Co-Author, “New York - Data Protection Overview,” One Trust Data Guidance, March 2020

Co-Author, “FDA’s Latest Efforts to Strengthen Medical Device Cybersecurity,” Bloomberg Law, November 28, 2018


Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018New York


  • Fordham University School of LawJ.D.2017

    Colloquium/Symposium Staff Member, Fordham Urban Law Journal

    Negotiation Editor, Dispute Resolution Society

  • University of Wisconsin-MadisonB.A., Environmental Studies & Political Science2012

    with Distinction in the College of Letters & Science

    Political Science Honor Society