Jerel Pacis Agatep is an Associate in the San Francisco, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling. He is also an active member of the firm's Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity Practice Group, and currently helping organizations address questions about the application, implementation, and overall compliance with European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and, in particular, its implications in the U.S., together with preparing for the 2020 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Agatep worked for a regional defense firm in San Francisco where he practiced general liability, products liability, commercial litigation, employment law, and cyber law. Prior to that, Mr. Agatep worked at a prominent San Francisco plaintiff-side civil litigation firm doing primarily employment and personal injury matters.
While attending law school, Mr. Agatep was a Senior Notes Editor for the Hastings Science and Technology Journal; served as the Director of Communications and Historian for the Pilipino-American Law Society; and was inducted to the Hastings Pro Bono Society for providing 45 hours of free legal services to the community. He also served as a mediator to the Honorable Judge Donald S. Mitchell (Ret.) of the San Francisco Superior Court’s Small Claims Court.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Jerel Pacis Agatep