David J. Gilmartin (USA)

David-Gilmartin-headshotMr. Gilmartin serves as General Counsel for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), a global not-for-profit organization of health information professionals.

AHIMA is also the nation’s leading voice and authority in health information.He also supports AHIMA’s affiliate, AHIMA Foundation, and AHIMA’s international division, AHIMA International. His practice includes a broad spectrum of disciplines from international and domestic perspectives, including general corporate, health law, contracts, intellectual property, litigation, compliance, privacy and employment law. He presents often as a panelist for ACC Annual Meetings and ACC Webinars.

Previously, Mr. Gilmartin served as Associate General Counsel for The Joint Commission, a not-for-profit organization and the nation’s largest healthcare standards-setting and accrediting body. Prior to that, Mr. Gilmartin served as General Counsel, Vice President and Secretary for Richardson Electronics, Ltd. a NASDAQ-listed international manufacturer and distributor of electronic components. Mr. Gilmartin served as Vice President of Legal for SBI Group, specializing in IT and interactive media consulting services, and as Corporate Counsel to Alliant Foodservice, one of the largest U.S. food distributors. Prior to that, he served as Director and Senior Counsel to CNA Insurance. Mr. Gilmartin began his legal career in private practice as an associate with the law firms of Gardner, Carton & Douglas LLP and Lord, Bissell & Brook, LLP.
Mr. Gilmartin graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School and the University of Illinois (B.S. in Finance).

Mr. Gilmartin’s Board and Committee activities include:
  • Association of Corporate Counsel, Small Law Department Committee, Chair (2013-2014), Vice Chair (2012-2013), Secretary (2011‑2012)
  • Association of Corporate Counsel, Chicago Chapter, Board Member (2011 to 2015), Treasurer (2014-2015), Finance Committee (2011-2016)
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation Board, President (1999-2001), Officer (1996-2001)

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