Laura Jehl serves as global head of the Firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice. Focusing on the intersection of data, law and emerging technologies, Laura advises clients on a broad range of privacy and cybersecurity issues. She has extensive experience identifying and mitigating privacy and data protection issues arising out of the collection, use and storage of data as well as the design of new business models, products and technologies. With unique experience as a former senior in-house counsel and C-suite executive, she understands the business, legal and technological challenges and opportunities her clients face and helps develop innovative approaches to maximize the value of their data-based assets.
Laura handles complex data security incidents, including large data breaches in the healthcare, internet, social media and hospitality sectors, among others. She directs forensic investigations, advises on notifications to US and international regulators, and leads sensitive interactions with law enforcement and national security agencies related to cyber incidents.
Laura also advises on US and international privacy and cybersecurity compliance, including obligations imposed by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). She also advises clients on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act (CAN-SPAM), as well as other breach notification and data security laws. She has helped hundreds of clients build and enhance comprehensive privacy programs, while anticipating emerging and quickly evolving privacy and security obligations.
Laura also represents clients in connection with legal and regulatory issues presented by emerging technologies, including blockchain, cryptocurrencies and digital identity solutions.
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