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Yale University Law School, JD 1999
Stanford University, MA 1995
Modern Thought & Literature (Philosophy & Literature)
Stanford University, A.B. (Honors) 1994
Modern Thought & Literature (Philosophy & Literature)

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Chief Privacy Officer & General Counsel & Business Development Director

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Michael Nichols

Michael Nichols is HealthTap’s Chief Privacy Officer, General Counsel, and Business Development Director.

He is responsible for HealthTap’s privacy and legal policies, the company’s legal affairs, and for HealthTap’s business development. For over a dozen years, Michael has provided legal counsel and services to innovative technology companies, from early-stage startups to Fortune 100 companies.

Prior to joining HealthTap, Michael served as an attorney with national law firms in Silicon Valley, as General Counsel to high technology companies, and as pro-bono Counsel to Singularity University.

Additionally, Michael has served as a Judge Pro Tem in Santa Clara County, and as a judicial clerk in the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals.

At Yale Law School, Michael was an editor of the Yale Law and Policy Review and of the Yale Law and Technology Symposium.

Michael holds A.B. (honors) and M.A. Degrees from Stanford University.

J.D. from the Yale Law School.

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