FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 12, 2020

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

PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER ANNA MERCADO CLARK TO SERVE ON PANEL AT NYSBA BUSINESS LAW SECTION FALL 2020 MEETING CLE PROGRAM

New York, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Anna Mercado Clark will serve on a panel at the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Business Law Section Fall 2020 Meeting CLE Program. Ms. Clark’s panel is titled, “Data Privacy: How to Advise My Clients on Current and Emerging Regulatory Environment.” The panel is sponsored by the Committee on Diversity. The conference will take place on Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23.

The regulatory environment is becoming increasingly more stringent concerning managing personal information. Regulators around the world are requiring corporations (for-profit and non-profit) to implement or enhance their data handling practices. Through three hypotheticals, the panel will discuss the impact of CCPA, GDPR and the recent Schrems decision, and how to advise your clients on complying with existing and emerging privacy statutes and regulations.

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 has been awarded the Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US), preeminent designations by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). As a former Assistant District Attorney, she also handles white collar criminal matters and investigations.

Ms. Clark is a founding member of the Filipino American Lawyers Association of New York, a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Diversity Champion Award Selection Committee and has been a member of the Asian American Bar Association of New York’s trial reenactment team for over a decade. She was the 2018 recipient of the Honorable Denny Chin ’78 Fordham Law Alumni Award for Excellence in the Legal Profession in 2018 and was named among Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 17th Annual Women Worth Watching®, as well as to the Lawyers of Color’s Inaugural Nation’s Best List in 2019. She currently serves as a member of NFALA’s Advisory Board.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices across New York State and in Washington, D.C. and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base, including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle-market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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