Alex Eschenroeder partners with health care stakeholders to manage the legal, regulatory and policy issues that impact their respective organizations. A research consultant for federal clients at a health care consulting firm based in the Washington, D.C., area before entering law school, Alex brings a strong understanding of the health care regulatory and policy landscape to every client engagement.

While earning his J.D. at the University of Minnesota Law School, Alex served as co-president of the Health Law & Bioethics Student Association, note and comment editor for the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, and student director at the Community Legal Partnership for Health Clinic. Alex also worked as a summer legal intern at Optum, Inc. (UnitedHealth Group) in 2017 before coming to Faegre Drinker as a summer associate in 2018.

Information Blocking Rule

Alex has advised multiple clients on questions regarding compliance with The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC’s) Information Blocking Rule (IBR). He has also presented on IBR topics and co-authored IBR related articles published by the firm and by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. Additionally, Alex co-leads a discussion based IBR Work Group composed of health systems from around the country. Through these experiences and his extensive research, Alex has developed a deep understanding of the IBR and relevant regulatory guidance.


Bar Admissions

District of Columbia


University of Minnesota Law School
J.D. Minnesota Journal of Law, Science, & Technology (note & comment editor), Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) Outstanding Service Award (2019)

University of Virginia
B.A. in Political and Social Thought, with high distinction (2012)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives

Firm Blog Contributions

  • Discerning Data – a forum that discusses developments in privacy, cybersecurity, information governance and data analytics

Leadership & Community

Civic Activities

  • Jefferson Scholars Foundation (University of Virginia) — Regional Selection Committee (Member, 2016-present)
  • Cancer Legal Care — Board Member; Governance Committee; Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Balance Committee, 2023-present
    Cancer Legal Care is a non-profit based in the Twin Cities that provides free legal services to cancer patients. Board members include physicians, attorneys, finance professionals, and others serving on a volunteer basis.  


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020-22
  • University of Minnesota Law School — Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) Outstanding Service Award, 2019
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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