Winnie Uluocha joined Ropes & Gray's corporate department in 2022 as an associate in its health care group. She provides statutory and regulatory, transactional, contractual, HIPAA and state privacy and security, and compliance counseling to clients across the health care industry, including hospitals and health systems, universities and medical schools, behavioral health providers, pharmacies, private equity firms and their platform companies, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, long-term care facilities, and digital health companies. On transactional matters, such as strategic mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, and joint ventures, Winnie assists in due diligence review, drafting and reviewing agreements, analyzing and researching regulatory issues, forming and restructuring corporate entities, and advising on the same.
During law school, Winnie was a graduate research assistant for the Rural Policy Research Institute where she analyzed and summarized proposed rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and assisted in drafting comment letters providing science-based and objective policy analysis to CMS/HHS on rural-specific issues. While pursuing her joint Master of Health Administration degree, Winnie was a health administrative intern for the Chief Operating Officer of one of the top academic medical centers in the U.S. Prior to joining the firm, Winnie practiced in the health care group of another leading global law firm. Before law school, Winnie was a real estate broker in Chicago.
- Co-author, “FTC’s GoodRx Action Highlights Risks for Digital Health Companies,” Law360 (February 14, 2023)
- JD, University of Iowa College of Law, 2019
- MHA, University of Iowa College of Public Health, 2019
- BA (Public Relations and Advertising), summa cum laude, DePaul University, 2014
Admissions / Qualifications
- District of Columbia, 2022
- Illinois, 2019