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Joyce O'Brien

Joyce Chang O'Brien

(415) 995-5864


Joyce focuses her practice on leading clients through health care regulatory compliance matters. Her extensive background at health organizations like Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Stanford Health Care uniquely position her to mitigate legal risks for clients. Joyce specializes in HIPAA and California privacy and security compliance, such as conducting internal HIPAA audits, advising on the design of software development in relation to monitoring access to electronic medical records (EMRs), authoring policies and procedures for hospitals, managing high-profile patients, integrating wearable technologies into EMRs, reviewing IRB protocols for clinical research agreements between academic medical centers and partners, and more.


J.D. Loyola Law School Los Angeles ( 2015 )
M.Ed. George Mason University ( 2012 )
B.S, B.A University of California, San Diego ( 2010 )

Admissions and Courts


Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC)

Healthcare Compliance (CHC)

California Lawyers Association, Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Legal Services Award (2019–2023)