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Rebecca Frigy Romine, 37

Shareholder and privacy officer, Polsinelli

Rebecca Frigy RomineLocation: St. Louis

Practice Areas: Health care, data privacy and security

Law School: Saint Louis University

Rebecca Frigy Romine’s health care-focused efforts can be seen in her legal practice and throughout the St. Louis community as well.

Frigy Romine primarily focuses on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in her practice. Her nominator points to her “established track record as a national thought leader within the field of the privacy and security of health information.”

Besides serving numerous clients, she advises the Missouri Health Connection, which runs and operates a statewide health information network. She serves with multiple bar associations, and she also is a member of the Young Professionals Board of the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery.

“Rebecca has distinguished herself as a rising star in the legal profession by demonstrating a tremendous enthusiasm and acumen for the field of law, establishing an unwavering commitment to her clients and dedicating herself to making the St. Louis region a better place for the citizens of our community,” wrote her nominator.

What advice do you have for young lawyers?

Don’t get caught up in the pressure of trying to generate clients; rather, focus on learning to be a skilled lawyer because, at the end of the day, your work product and making clients happy is your best marketing tool.

What is something that would surprise people about you?

I grew up figure skating and playing ice hockey, and [I] probably spent more time in ice rinks than anywhere else.

If you hadn’t become a lawyer, what profession would you have chosen?

This is a toss-up between a travel writer and a bookstore owner.

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