Advise companies on legal issues relating to data privacy and protection and information security, and related restrictions on data collection and movement under both US and international laws Assist companies with conducting internal data privacy and security audits, conducting data privacy risk analyses, and making related strategic decisions regarding company policies and practices Draft and revise internal company policies and assist with the implementation of comprehensive data privacy and information security programs in compliance with relevant laws Draft and revise data privacy and security contract terms for use in contracts with customers and third-party service providers Assist companies with HIPAA compliance issues.
Contractor Attorney November 2012 to March 2013ForeSee Results, Inc Answers Corporation － Ann Arbor, Michigan
Conduct data privacy audit including review of data collection and data handling practices in the United States and globally Review information security practices including existing company policies and procedures in connection with data privacy audit Review existing privacy policies and other related company documentation Conduct risk analysis and provide summary reports of audit findings and recommendations for the United States and jurisdictions in the EU, Latin America and Asia Participate in strategic decision making process based on risk analysis and recommendations Update existing company privacy and security policies and procedures based on strategic decision making Implement internal policies and procedures to assist with ongoing privacy and security compliance as part of comprehensive data privacy and information security program Implement monitoring of relevant privacy and security issues for changes in laws and regulations and industry best practices.
Senior Associate April 2006 to January 2012Baker & McKenzie LLP － Chicago New York, Illinois New York
Assistant General Counsel January 2005 to April 2006University of Michigan － Ann Arbor, MI
Advise University faculty and Office of Technology Transfer on complex issues involving the licensing of University owned copyrights, patents and other technology.
Review, draft and negotiate contracts on behalf of the University including software and patent licenses, research and development agreements, services agreements, and confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.
Draft contract language to protect University rights in intellectual property.
Advise University on litigation matters affecting the University's intellectual property rights including copyrights.
Associate April 2003 to January 2005Miller Canfield － Detroit, MI
B.A : Psychology, May 1999The University of Michigan － Ann Arbor, MIPsychology
Juris Doctor : December 2002The University of Michigan Law School
State Bar of Michigan, admitted May 2003
Illinois State Bar Association, admitted May 2004
advertising, application development, attorney, contracts, clients, data collection, data transfer, decision making, documentation, drafting, due diligence, electronic commerce, financial, information security, information technology, Latin, legal, legal research, Litigation, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, Office, personnel, policies, reporting, research, risk analysis, software development, strategic, training materials, website