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POSTPONED: Women in Healthcare Leadership Collaborative (WHLC) Presents:

Blockchain for Healthcare: An Algorithm for Success?
Sheppard Mullin, New York

Join us as we discuss the wide-reaching applications of blockchain in the healthcare industry, including with respect to the latest trends and legal implications.


James Gatto (DC), Sheppard Mullin's Blockchain Team Leader
Jim Gatto is the Leader of Sheppard Mullin’s Blockchain Technology and Digital Assets Team and its Open Source Team. Jim has 35 years of experience advising innovative companies on IP, technology law and regulatory issues with new business models and disruptive technology. He focuses heavily on blockchain, smart contracts and crypto currency legal issues and is a thought leader in this space. In 2018, Jim received the National Law Review’s Go-To Thought Leadership Award for his work on blockchain and cryptocurrencies and was named a Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Fintech Trailblazer by The National Law Journal. He is the co-author of "Blockchain: A Prescription for Curing Ailments in the Healthcare Industry," Health Law Handbook 2019 Edition, Thomson Reuters, 2019.

Adelyn Zhou, CMO SmartContract, Head of Marketing for Chainlink
Adelyn Zhou is a technology leader who is passionate about the intersection of blockchain, automation, and the future of independent work. She has worked with some of the world's largest companies and fastest-growing startups on growth, blockchain and applied artificial intelligence. She currently leads marketing for Chainlink, a leading blockchain technology. She has worked at companies including BCG, Amazon and Nextdoor. She graduated with honors from Harvard College and received her MBA from Harvard Business School.

Facilitated by: Amanda Zablocki and Danielle Vrabie.

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ET

Sheppard Mullin NY
30 Rockefeller Plaza, 39th Floor
New York, NY 10112

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Sheppard Mullin's Women in Healthcare Leadership Collaborative (WHLC) is comprised of women in-house attorneys, compliance officers, business leaders and other professionals that are in mid- to senior-level positions in the healthcare industry and are continuing to advance within their profession. WHLC’s mission is to promote the advancement of these women by providing them with targeted education focused on complex legal issues, healthcare innovation, and other critical issues facing the healthcare industry, professional skills development and training, and peer-to-peer mentoring. For more information or to join WHLC, please contact WHLC's Co-Chairs, Amanda Zablocki and Danielle Vrabie, at

Sheppard Mullin’s 165+ attorney full-service, diverse Healthcare Team has healthcare transactional, private equity, regulatory, health plan licensing, compliance, reimbursement, governance, fraud and abuse, payor and provider contracting, antitrust, tax, non-profit, financing, information technology, employment, HIPAA, artificial intelligence, cyber security, litigation, real estate and other expertise. We are one of the few law firms with lawyers in New York, Washington DC and California that are devoted 100% to healthcare. We have been nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Chambers, Legal 500, Modern Healthcare, M&A Atlas Awards, and Law360 for providing experienced legal counsel to healthcare providers, payors, institutions and almost every form of healthcare related organization. What separates us from the pack is that we do tomorrow’s deals today. Clients who want to innovate contact us – for population health management, global risk, vertical integration, strategic alliances and game-changing transactions.

Sheppard Mullin is committed to the advancement and retention of our women attorneys and strives to create an environment in which all of our women attorneys grow professionally, develop successful legal practices, and flourish as leaders both within our firm and in our communities. Click here to learn more about Sheppard Mullin’s Women Lawyers Group.




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