Skip navigational links

Leader Biography


lamar_marilyn.jpg Marilyn Lamar

Liss & Lamar PC
Oak Brook, IL

Marilyn Lamar is an attorney with more than twenty years of experience in corporate and information technology law including HIPAA privacy and security issues, health information exchanges (HIEs), electronic health records (EHRs), data use agreements for multi-party databases, software development and cloud computing services. Her practice includes a broad range of regulatory advice and negotiation of licenses, service agreements and other technology transactions on behalf of hospitals, health plans, HIEs, associations, technology companies and organizations developing new bundled payment methodologies.  

She is a frequent author and speaker on HIPAA, EHR contracts, HIEs and accountable care organizations (ACOs). Marilyn has also taught Legal, Ethical & Social Issues in Medical Informatics at Northwestern University. 

Marilyn has served on the Board of Directors of the American Health Lawyers Association and is currently its President Elect Designate. She also chaired the Health Information and Technology Practice Group of the AHLA and the Technology Committee, Membership Committee and Quality Council of the AHLA Board of Directors. 

Before joining Liss & Lamar, P.C., Marilyn was a capit​al partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP where she chaired the Health Law Information Technology practice group and co-chaired its HIPAA practice group. Marilyn’s initial practice was in corporate law negotiating mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, outsourcing arrangements and technology licenses. She continues to represent clients in financial services, logistics and manufacturing in commercial transactions and long term planning. 

Before entering private practice, Marilyn served as a law clerk for the Honorable Richard D. Cudahy, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She is a member of AHLA, the Illinois State Bar Association and the Health Information Management Systems Society. Marilyn received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois summa cum laude and her J.D. degree from the University of Chicago Law School. 

© 2018 American Health Lawyers Association. All rights reserved. 1620 Eye Street NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20006-4010 P. 202-833-1100 F. 202-833-1105