Norbert specializes in employee benefits and privacy and information security law. His employee benefits work focuses on health and welfare benefits and the administrative issues associated with them, including COBRA, HIPAA and the Affordable Care Act. Norbert is also a privacy expert who helps organizations understand and comply with state, federal and international privacy and information security laws, including HIPAA, FTC consumer privacy requirements and breach notification laws. He counsels organizations on responding to security breach incidents, develops privacy policies, and counsels companies on the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations and contracting for cross-border transfers of data. Norbert is a frequent speaker at seminars and author of articles on employee benefits and privacy issues, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/US with the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
American Health Lawyers Association; Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, Health Care and Human Resources Committee; Chair of Subcommittee on HSAs (2008); Catholic Lawyers of West Michigan