FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 03, 2020

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER ANNA MERCADO CLARK HAS EARNED CIPP/US CERTIFICATION

New York, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Anna Mercado Clark has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). As leader of Phillips Lytle’s Data Security & Privacy and e-Discovery & Digital Forensics Practice Teams, Ms. Clark focuses on complex e-discovery and digital forensics, cybersecurity and data privacy, and complex commercial litigation. Ms. Clark also holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) designation by the IAPP, a preeminent certification for advanced concentration in European data protection laws, standards and practices.

Privacy professionals are the arbiters of trust in today’s data-driven global economy. They help organizations manage rapidly evolving privacy threats and mitigate the potential loss and misuse of information assets. The IAPP is the first organization to publicly establish standards in professional education and testing for privacy and data protection. IAPP privacy certification is internationally recognized as a reputable, independent program that professionals seek and employers demand.

The CIPP is the global standard in privacy certification. Developed and launched by the IAPP with leading subject matter experts, the CIPP is the world’s first broad-based global privacy and data protection credentialing program. The CIPP/US demonstrates a strong foundation in U.S. private-sector privacy laws and regulations, and understanding of the legal requirements for the responsible transfer of sensitive personal data to/from the U.S., the EU and other jurisdictions. Ms. Clark joins the ranks of professionals worldwide who currently hold one or more IAPP certifications.

The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally. More information about the IAPP is available at www.iapp.org.

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