November 16, 2016

Thirteen firm lawyers will present at an all-day program that will explore the role of the acquisition professional as a critical partner in information security.  Titled “Privacy Basics for Contracting Professionals,” the program, held in conjunction with a week-long seminar on cybersecurity, will feature an overview of privacy principles, updates in international privacy, and how to incorporate privacy principles into cybersecurity policies and practices, and more.  Sponsored by Federal Publications Seminars, the event will be held on November 17, 2016, in Tysons Corner, VA.

The speakers and topics include the following:

  • Partner Mary Ellen Callahan and Associate David M. Didion: “Introduction to Privacy.”
  • Associates Emily A. Bruemmer and Manuel C. Possolo: “International Privacy.”
  • Special Counsel Heidi L. Wachs and Staff Attorney Colleen M. Reddan: “Privacy Program Components.”
  • Partner Mark J. Nackman and Associate Carla J. Weiss:  “The Privacy Act of 1974 and Export Controls.”
  • Associates Peter H. Hanna and Sabrina N. Guenther Frigo: “Incorporating Privacy Principles into Cyber Policies and Practices.”
  • Associates Sabrina N. Guenther Frigo and Bradley P. Humphreys:  “Information Classification and Records Retention.”
  • Partner Nancy C. Libin and Associate Elliot S. Tarloff:  “Privacy and Cyber and Enforcement and Remedies.”

Ms. Callahan is the founder and chair of the firm’s Privacy and Information Governance Practice.  The former chief privacy officer of the United States Department of Homeland Security, she has a unique and broad knowledge of and experience with the interface of the protection of privacy, civil rights and civil liberties with cybersecurity and national security issues.

Ms. Libin is a member of the Privacy and Information Governance and Communications, Internet & Technology Practices. Clients seek her counsel on a variety of legal and policy issues related to data privacy, national security and cybersecurity.

Mr. Nackman is a member of the firm’s Government Contracts Practice.  With his cybersecurity and intelligence community credentials, he offers sophisticated counsel to clients dealing with sensitive, classified government contracts.

Ms. Wachs is a member of the firm’s Privacy and Information Governance Practice.  A nationally recognized leader in privacy, breach response and data security compliance, her wealth of experience includes serving as a privacy researcher and as chief privacy officer of a major university.

Ms.  Bruemmer is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department.  Her practice spans a wide range of areas including appellate litigation, internal investigations, and compliance with complex regulatory regimes.

Mr. Didion is an associate in the firm’s Communications and Privacy and Information Governance Practices.  He provides counseling on mobile and online privacy compliance, policy and strategy.

Ms. Guenther Frigo is an associate in Jenner & Block LLP’s Privacy and Information Governance Practice.  Clients seek her advice on data privacy and security issues throughout their data lifecycles, including privacy policies, cross-border data transfers, service provider management, data breach response, and information governance and record retention.  Ms. Guenther Frigo’s background includes complex civil litigation, regulatory response, and international internal investigations, perspectives she actively incorporates into her privacy practice.

Mr. Hanna’s practice focuses on technology litigation and counseling with a focus on computer, Internet, and electrical engineering technologies. In addition to extensive patent litigation experience, Mr. Hanna has counseled an array of clients on data security and data privacy matters.

Mr. Humphreys is a member of the Communications, Internet and Technology, Government Controversies and Public Policy Litigation and Privacy and Information Governance practice groups.  He represents communications clients in a wide range of matters before the Federal Communications Commission and state regulatory bodies.

Mr. Possolo is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.  He has participated in investigations of international banks and other corporations on a range of issues, including accounting fraud, securities law violations, bankruptcy fraud, and breaches of US tax law and international tax agreements. 

Ms. Reddan is a staff attorney in the Litigation Department.  She has broad experience in cases involving complex commercial disputes, antitrust litigation, white collar defense and internal investigations.

Mr. Tarloff is a member of the Communications, Internet & Technology, Government Controversies and Public Policy Litigation and Privacy and Information Governance Practices.  He advises telecommunications clients in the cable, wireline, and wireless industry on the regulatory aspects of transactions, agency rulemaking proceedings and enforcement actions, and disputes.

Ms. Weiss is an associate in the Government Contracts Practice.  She represents large and small clients on a range of government contract issues, including bid protests, claims, investigations, and compliance.

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