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Brandon N. Robinson Featured in the Birmingham Business Journal Regarding Data Privacy Insights

Brandon N. Robinson, partner in the firm’s Birmingham office and chair of the firm’s Data Privacy & Security Practice, shared insights on data privacy and cybersecurity for businesses in the Birmingham Business Journal’s Table of Experts series on data privacy in the July 27, 2018 issue.
Brandon, along with fellow data privacy and analysis professionals, participated in a discussion of data privacy concerns specific to Alabama businesses. The panel discussed compliance with data privacy laws and regulations, including the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018 as well as business obligations under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). They shared insights on data breach response as well as ways to reduce the risk and threat of data breaches.
Brandon’s practice focuses on energy regulatory law, data privacy and cybersecurity, and emerging technologies.  One of the first Alabama attorneys to obtain the IAPP’s CIPP/US certification, Brandon is respected for his knowledge in data privacy and security compliance laws across a wide range of industries, working with several agencies to develop industry-wide standards and best practices. He also serves as regulatory and contract counsel on various projects associated with innovative and emerging technologies, many of which involve the use of sensitive or critical data.  Brandon is the editor of the firm’s Data Privacy & Security Observer blog, which covers legal developments in data privacy and cybersecurity.