Garfunkel Wild, P.C. in New York is pleased to announce that Elaine Zacharakis has joined the firm as a partner in its Health Care Information and Technology Group. Zacharakis brings a broad-based practice specializing in technology and privacy law, corporate and regulatory health care. She has extensive experience negotiating a variety of health care and technology agreements. She is also the current chair of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section’s eHealth, Privacy & Security Interest Group and a member of the legal task force at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. Zacharakis comes to Garfunkel Wild after maintaining her own health, technology and privacy law firm for 14 years. Since 2004, Ms. Zacharakis has been an adjunct professor at the Beazley Institute for Health Law at Loyola Law School and the Center for Information Technology and Privacy Law at the John Marshall Law School.