Arent Fox Expands Boston Office with Addition of Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection Partner Julia B. Jacobson

Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection practice with the addition of Partner Julia B. Jacobson. Ms. Jacobson joins the Boston office, where she will continue to advise clients on data privacy and protection issues, as well as marketing and technology transactions.

“We are very excited to add Julia to our roster,” said Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection Leader Sarah L. Bruno. “She has a deep understanding of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and is a top advisor on the complex and ever-changing privacy and cybersecurity landscape here in the US. Ms. Jacobson’s strong reputation in Boston will help us expand our work with New England-based companies.”

Ms. Jacobson routinely counsels clients on how to comply with federal, state, and international laws and industry standards, monetize data, and address privacy and security issues that arise during business transactions. In particular, she advises clients on compliance with GDPR, ePrivacy Directive, New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulations and preparations for compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act, and other evolving privacy and cybersecurity laws.

In addition, Ms. Jacobson regularly assists clients across the globe with the design and development of privacy-sensitive policies for use and protection of personal data, cybersecurity incident response, information governance, and vendor management.

Ms. Jacobson has extensive experience advising businesses on their marketing, advertising and promotions campaigns, digital advertising initiatives, sponsorships, commercial co-ventures, and related technology licensing and commercial contracts. Prior to joining Arent Fox, Ms. Jacobson was a Partner in the Technology Transactions practice at an AmLaw 50 firm.

Attorneys in Arent Fox’s Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection practice handle the full scope of privacy, data security, and protection issues. The team serves a broad range of clients in industries ranging from healthcare, telecommunications, retail, gaming, media and entertainment, and consumer products to nonprofits and trade associations.

About Arent Fox
Founded in 1942, Arent Fox is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and the law intersect. With more than 450 lawyers, the firm provides strategic legal counsel and multidisciplinary solutions to a global roster of corporations, governments, and trade associations.

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