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Lucie F. Huger


Lucie Huger complements her representation of nonprofit clients with extensive knowledge of the data breach, privacy and security issues that affect businesses of all kinds.


  • Missouri
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri


J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, 1999

  • Certificate in Health Law

B.S.N., Georgetown University, 1995


Lucie Huger’s experience handling the challenges specific to non-profit clients is valuable to the health care, religious and educational institutions she represents. She advises on issues including corporate formation and governance, tax exemption, lobbying and political activities, and contract negotiations and review.

Lucie frequently serves as an outside general counsel to religious and health care organizations, assessing their legal risks and advising on day-to-day issues and the laws and structures unique to non-profits. She has a degree in nursing and draws on her multi-faceted understanding of the health care industry to help those clients navigate difficult situations.

Lucie’s practice also focuses on providing counsel on data breaches, including those involving health information privacy and security matters relating to HIPAA, as well as state privacy laws. Her work includes developing compliance programs, providing education, coordinating an organized approach in addressing data breaches and representing clients involved in government investigations. She is a leader of the firm’s efforts to address privacy and security issues for all types of businesses and organizations that collect personally identifiable information, drawing on the knowledge of attorneys in a diverse range of practices.  

Professional Affiliations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Missouri Society of Health Care Attorneys
  • St. Louis Area Health Lawyers Association
  • National Diocesan Attorneys Association, Executive Committee Member
  • Licensed registered nurse

Community/Civic Activities

  • Daughters of the American Revolution

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law 2023-2024; Nonprofit/Charities Law, 2023
  • St. Louis Small Business Monthly Leader in Technology, 2015

News & Insights

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • Moderator, Interview with Gregory Markovich
    Securities Industry Symposium, November 16, 2022
  • ACG St. Louis, June 26, 2020
  • “Analysis of a Data Breach”
    IT Leadership Roundtable, St. Louis, Missouri, November 19, 2019
  • "Cyber Counterintelligence”
    Enterprise University, St. Louis, Missouri, June 11, 2019
  • "HIPAA, Cyber Awareness & You"
    St. Louis Area Health Lawyers Association, St. Louis, Missouri, January 4, 2019
  • "HIPAA, Cyber Awareness & You"
    The Healthcare Roundtable, Chief Compliance Officers – Chicago, IL, September 14, 2018
  • "HIPAA, Cyber Awareness & You"
    The Healthcare Roundtable, General Counsel – Chicago, IL, September 14, 2018
  • "Your Money or Your PHI: HHS ‘Guidance’ on Ransomware"
    Meritas Capability Webinar, October 10, 2017
  • NAW Billion Dollar Company CLO Roundtable, Chicago, Illinois, May 17, 2017
  • Missouri Society of Health Care Attorneys, November 5, 2015
  • Corporate Counsel Institute - St. Louis, MO, April 29, 2015
  • "Identifying and Addressing Vulnerabilities in the Security of Data Maintained by Health Care Organizations" 
    St. Louis Area Health Lawyers Association, March 6, 2015
  • "All About Data Breaches"
    The Healthcare Roundtable, September 9, 2014
  • Cybersecurity Risk Management: Accountability and Best Practices
    NACo Annual Conference, July 14, 2014
  • "A Review of Security and Data Breach Issues"
    Joint meeting of the Missouri Bar Health and Hospital Law Committee and the Missouri Society of Health Care Attorneys, May 9, 2014
  • "Data Breach, Privacy/Security Issues"
    NACo National Cybersecurity Symposium, April 10, 2014
  • "Anatomy of a Data Breach"
    Association of Corporate Counsel, March 12, 2014


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