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Audrey Weinstein

Vice President and General Counsel

VP | General Counsel | Compliance & Risk | Internal Audit | Data Privacy & InfoSec

Highly experienced executive and senior advisor with data privacy, information security, and internal audit expertise, backed by decades of legal, regulatory, operational, corporate governance, and risk management experience in the legal, healthcare, and consulting industries.

A detailed and analytical leader who is highly skilled in identifying potential areas of compliance vulnerabilities and risk. Combines sophisticated use of audit methodologies and best practices with a wealth of corporate legal and business operations knowledge to deliver value to clients.

Helps organizations understand regulatory, industry, internal, and client requirements, accurately assess compliance via detailed internal audits, and implement improvements to enhance readiness for third-party audits.

Provides advisory support to the Board, C-Suite, and risk management leaders to:

  • Develop a compliance strategy consistent with the organization’s overall business plan and growth objectives,
  • Identify, evaluate, and monitor the organization’s operational and strategic risks,
  • Implement a company-wide compliance program and develop supporting policies, processes, and procedures,
  • Improve information security and data privacy practices to strengthen the organization’s cybersecurity posture,
  • Evaluate the organization’s compliance with applicable industry-specific regulations, client requirements, and strategic imperatives,
  • Enhance the organization’s understanding of the internal audit process, necessary resources, and expected deliverables,
  • Lead the internal audit process in coordination with the organization’s management team,
  • Develop internal audit work plans and manage audit communications and reporting to management, and
  • Collaborate with business units to integrate risk management into operational processes.

As a private practitioner, worked with a wide range of clients on all aspects of corporate, commercial, and transactional matters, including M&A, credit facilities, SEC filings, corporate governance, and contracting. As in-house counsel, served as senior advisor and chief legal and compliance officer for privately held companies. 

Specialties: Complex Business Transactions, Compliance Vulnerabilities and Risk, Contract Negotiation and Management, Corporate Governance, Data Privacy Advisory, HIPAA Compliance and Audit Practices, Information Security, In-house Legal Operations Improvement, Internal Audit processes, Mergers and Acquisitions, Organizational Design, Outsourced Compliance, Policy and Procedure Design & Development, Quality Management, Regulatory and Licensing Matters, and Third-Party Audit Processes

Education

JD, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York

BA, State University of New York, Albany
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