Evolving Security and Privacy Laws

Brandon N. Robinson, chair of the firm's Data Privacy & Security Practice, served as a featured panelist for the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) virtual class on Oct. 14. The event was a kickoff virtual course that preceded APPA’s annual Legal & Regulatory Conference in Savannah, Georgia. Brandon's presentation, "Evolving Security and Privacy Laws," addressed what's happened, what's ahead and how to manage regulatory compliance within the public energy and utility sector.

The Legal & Regulatory Conference is an unparalleled professional development and networking opportunity for attorneys and regulatory personnel who are employed by or supporting not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide to get updates on federal legislative and regulatory changes impacting public power. The conference, to be held on Oct. 17-20, will cover an array of topics such as employment law, ransomware, compliance basics, anti-bias ethics and more. 

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. He also serves as transactional and regulatory counsel on projects involving emerging technology and data, including drones, broadband infrastructure, data application and transfers, and other emerging technologies.

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. He also administers the firm’s Electric Reliability Law blog