Barbara J. Zabawa owns the Center for Health and Wellness Law, LLC a law firm dedicated to improving legal access and compliance for the health and wellness industries. Before graduating with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School, she obtained an MPH degree from the University of Michigan. Immediately prior to starting her own firm, she was Associate General Counsel and HIPAA Privacy Officer for a large health insurer where she advised on Affordable Care Act matters. She was also a shareholder and Health Law Team Leader at a large Wisconsin law firm. In 2011, Barbara was named a Wisconsin Up and Coming Lawyer. She has successfully represented the interests of health and wellness providers at the state and national level. Barbara is a frequent writer and speaker on health and wellness law topics and is currently co-authoring a book on workplace wellness law. She is licensed to practice law in both Wisconsin and New York.