Jodi Daniel is a partner in Crowell & Moring's Washington, D.C. office and a member of the firm's Health Care Group. She leads the Digital Health Practice and provides strategic advice to clients navigating the legal and regulatory environments related to technology in the health care sector to help them achieve their business goals. Jodi was the founding director of the Office of Policy in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for a decade after serving in the Office of the General Counsel at HHS for five years. At HHS, Jodi helped spearhead important changes in health information privacy and health information technology to improve health care for consumers nationwide. She was also one of the key drafters of the original Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rules and Enforcement Rules. 

Ms. Daniel holds a BA degree from Tufts University in Economics and Community Health, an MPH from Johns Hopkins University in Health Policy and Management, and a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center. She is a member of the Bar in the District of Columbia and New York.

Ms. Daniel chairs the Advisory Council for AcademyHealth’s Health Data Innovator Privacy & Security Initiative.

Authored by Jodi Daniel, M.P.H., J.D.