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Hale H. Melnick

Hale H. Melnick


Maine, U.S.A.

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Hale's practice encompasses a wide variety of transactional, regulatory compliance, and privacy-related matters for Verrill's health care and life sciences clients, including health systems, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, academic medical centers, insurance plans, and provider groups. He has a special concentration in privacy law including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and state data protection and privacy laws.

Hale received his law degree cum laude from Boston College Law School. While there, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable O. Rogeriee Thompson of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and as a judicial intern to the Honorable Paul J. Barbadoro of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire. He also served as an articles editor of the Environmental Affairs Law Review.

Outside the office, Hale is an avid rock climber, mountain biker, and skier.

Bar Admissions

  • Maine
  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maine


  • Boston College Law School (J.D., cum laude)
  • Colorado College (B.A.)
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • American Bar Association
  • Maine State Bar Association, Health Law Section

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional, U.S. Private Sector (CIPP/US), IAPP
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional, Europe (CIPP/E), IAPP
  • Received Katahdin Counsel Recognition for pro bono efforts (2017 and 2018)



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