Noel Christian Pace

Noel Christian Pace

Vice President & General Counsel, Earlens Corporation
  • Health Care Law, Business Law, Education Law
  • District of Columbia, Florida, New Jersey
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As the Miami, FL based VP & General Counsel at Earlens Corporation, a hybrid FDA medical technology and healthcare retail (covered entity) company that developed the Earlens® Contact Hearing Solution, a revolutionary, ENT procedure-based, bionic hearing device that directly vibrates the eardrum; I lead the legal and compliance functions for the organization. I have 7+ years of experience as a tech-enabled healthcare IT, IP, AI, telehealth, digital health, cyber, privacy, and compliance attorney licensed in Florida, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C., and over 20+ years as a board-certified healthcare administrator and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

I focus on corporate and regulatory compliance, federal/state licensure matters, private equity and venture capital funding, and the legal aspects of the digital health and health information technology ecosystem, which includes cybersecurity and risk, blockchain technology, HIPPA, HITECH, data breach and EMR privacy issues, precision medicine, hearing loss, hearing aids, bionic hearing aids, virtual care, smart aging, telemedicine, telehealth, telecare, artificial intelligence (AI) intellectual property, ChatGPT, telebehavioral health, teleaudiology, mHealth, big data, predictive analytics, healthcare informatics, IoT medical devices, and robotics.

Additionally, I have experience with Healthcare, FDA, Anti-Kickback (AKS), Stark Law, Medicare, AHCA, and patient safety compliance and litigation; private insurance conditions of payment; and Joint Commission and AAAHC accreditation.

I also have a U.S. government top secret/SCI clearance and retired as a Colonel with 30+ years of combined service in the Regular Army and Army Reserve as an AMEDD Special Operations Officer ASI: S1 and with successful command of a Combat Support Hospital and then a Medical Brigade of multiple hospitals during COVID-19 response.

Practice Areas
Health Care Law
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Education Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare Law
  • TeleHealth and TeleMedicine
  • HIPAA, HITECH, Health IT, Health Cyber Security
  • Healthcare Compliance
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
ID Number: 229713
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The Florida Bar
ID Number: 1017065
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New Jersey
New Jersey Courts
ID Number: 179372017
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U.S. Supreme Court
ID Number: 318971
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
VP & General Counsel
Earlens Corporation
- Current
Brigade Commander
176th Medical Brigade & COVID-19 Response
General Counsel
Therapies 4 Kids, Inc.
Chapman Law Group
University of Miami School of Law
J.D. (2015) | Health Care Law
Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Honors in Business Associations and Legal Informatics, NSAC Law Review, Who's Who in American Colleges & Universities, Public Interest Innovation Award Winner, Bar & Gavel Honor Society
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United States Army War College
M.S. (2015) | National Strategic Studies
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Baylor University
M.H.A. (2001) | Healthcare Administration
Honors: McGaw Scholarship Winner
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Miami Law's Innovative Service in the Public Interest Award
University of Miami School of Law
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar  # 1017065
- Current
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District of Columbia Bar  # 229713
- Current
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State Bar of New Jersey  # 179372017
- Current
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American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section
Vice Chair, Fraud & Compliance Group
- Current
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American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)  # 660889
Fellow (FACHE)
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Public Private-Partnerships 2. 0 New Challenges & Opportunities in the Era of Health Care Reform.
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Speaking Engagements
What is Health Law?, American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section Online Panel
American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section
Shaping the Future: Embracing Emerging Technologies, Consero Life Sciences General Counsel Forum, Los Angeles, California
Consero Life Sciences
TeleMedicine: Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry, American Academy of Audiology Practice Management, Hawaii
American Academy of Audiology (AAA)
Mr. Pace speaks about how TeleMedicine is revolutionizing the healthcare industry now and into the future.
South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association, SFHHA 2018 Summit Ensuring Community Emergency Preparedness, Florida
South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association
Board-Certified in Healthcare Management (FACHE)
American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
Websites & Blogs
Noel C. Pace, Esq., MHA, FACHE
Contact & Map
Earlens Corporation
Miami, Florida
Miami, FL 33138
Earlens Corporation
4045 Campbell Ave.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Telephone: (650) 366-9000
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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