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Sheppard Mullin Adds Corporate Healthcare Partner in Chicago | Illinois


CHICAGO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 12, 2021–

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that Sara Helene Shanti has joined the firm’s corporate practice group and healthcare team as a partner in the Chicago office. Shanti is from Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP.

“Sara is the seventh lateral healthcare partner to join us this year,” said Sheppard Mullin vice president Jon Newby. “His expertise in helping clients manage regulatory and privacy issues in areas such as digital health, artificial intelligence, mobile applications and telemedicine further strengthens our capabilities in this dynamic area of ​​healthcare. We are delighted that she has joined us.

“Our Chicago office is dynamic and growing and Sara is an exceptional asset. Her unique practice, skills and exemplary entrepreneurial spirit make her an ideal fit for us, ”commented Lawrence C. Eppley, Managing Partner of Sheppard Mullin’s Chicago office.

Shanti represents healthcare providers and technology companies on matters relating to data privacy, healthcare regulatory compliance, and mergers and acquisitions. She advises clients on various issues relating to data privacy and health technologies, including artificial intelligence, data security incidents, mobile applications and telemedicine. Shanti’s experience includes advising clients on transferring data across multinational borders, implementing compliance programs, launching health applications, and responding to federal investigations and security incidents, including including ransomware attacks. His experience spans consumer and patient rights, medical staff relations and transactional matters.

Prior to private practice, Shanti worked as a federal investigator for the US Department of Health and Human Services, handling a large number of cases related to HIPAA and civil rights violations. She received her BS in Biology from the University of Michigan and her JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Prior to obtaining his law degree, Shanti applied his degree in biology to medical research projects, focusing on epigenetics and immunological responses in cancer patients.

About Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheppard Mullin is a full-service AmLaw 50 firm with over 980 attorneys in 15 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Since 1927, industry-leading companies have turned to Sheppard Mullin to handle business and technology matters, high-stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. In the United States, the company’s customers include nearly half of the Fortune 100. For more information, please visit

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