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Brandon N. Robinson Named IAPP Knowledgenet Chapter Chair

Brandon N. Robinson, partner in the Birmingham office and chair of the firm’s Data Privacy and Security Practice, was recently named KnowledgeNet Chapter Chair of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (“IAPP”) for the Birmingham area for a two-year term. In this role, Brandon will help build the privacy profession locally by providing valuable educational and networking opportunities.

The IAPP is the largest, most comprehensive global information and privacy community in the world.  It serves as a resource for professionals seeking to develop their careers in the privacy and data protection industry. 

Brandon counsels clients in a variety of industries regarding cybersecurity and data privacy issues to assist them in proactively managing risks while maintaining innovative customer service. Brandon also serves as transactional counsel on projects involving technology and data, including drones, broadband infrastructure, data application and transfers and other emerging technologies. 

As part of his energy practice, Brandon also represents electric utilities and others in the energy industry on a variety of regulatory and technological compliance issues, including cybersecurity issues related to critical infrastructure protection. Brandon is the editor of and a frequent contributor to the firm's Data Privacy & Security Observer Blog, which provides legal updates and thought leadership on data privacy and cybersecurity issues.