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Privacy and Technology Law Forum

CLE Hours: 6 including 6 General, 1 Ethics, 1 Professionalism, 0 Trial Practice

Georgia State University College of Law - Atlanta , Georgia



Please Note: Speakers, session times and credit hours are subject to change.






Will Bracker, Program Co-Chair; Senior Corporate Counsel, Cox Communications, Atlanta, GA


Amanda Witt, Program Co-Chair; Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Atlanta, GA




registration and breakfast






Julia Neighbors, ICLE Director, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, GA




Welcome and Program Overview


Amanda Witt




Keynote – The Impact on Privacy Rights from the Dobbs Decision


Heidi Baltes-Braniff, Associate General Counsel & Co-Chief Privacy Officer, Korn Ferry, Atlanta, GA


Cory Isaacson, Legal Director, ACLU, Atlanta, GA


Eric Segall, Professor, Georgia State College of Law, Atlanta, GA


Anna Spencer, Partner, DLA Piper, Atlanta, GA












Privacy Track




US Privacy Law Updates


John Brigagliano, Senior Associate, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Atlanta, GA


Kaeley Brown, Privacy Counsel, Snap Inc., Atlanta, GA


Jason Loring, Global Head of Privacy & Data Protection, Vialto Partners, Atlanta, GA






technology Track




Privacy & Cybersecurity Issues in M&A


Mary Alexander Myers, Partner, Jones Day, Atlanta, GA


Jacqueline DeJournett, Associate, Jones Day, Atlanta, GA


Christina McCoy, Corporate Counsel, Cox Enterprises, Atlanta, GA






technology Track




Ransomware Tabletop Breakout Session


Will Bracker


Ed Dubrovsky, Managing Director, CYPFER, Milledgeville, GA












Privacy Track




What is the Future of Ad Tech?


Toni Igbenoba, Associate, BakerHostetler, Atlanta, GA


Pedro Pavón, Global Policy Director, Meta, Atlanta, GA


Liz Roberts, Senior Privacy Counsel, DuckDuckGo, Toronto, Canada






technology Track




Fallout from the Ransomware Epidemic: The Evolution of Cybersecurity and Cyber Insurance


Heidi Wachs, Managing Director, Stroz Friedberg, Washington, DC


Robbie Hudec, CISO & Senior VP Technology Operations, Ciox Health, Atlanta, GA


Kristin Adams, Executive Vice President, Aon, Atlanta, GA






technology Track




Getting into the Cybersecurity Profession


Rachel Drucker, Data Privacy Officer, Diebold Nixdorf, Atlanta, GA


Celeste Gaines, Lead Counsel, McKesson, Atlanta, GA


Heather Kuhn, Associate, BakerHostetler, Atlanta, GA




lunch break








technology Track




FBI Update on Cybersecurity


Chad Hunt, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Atlanta, GA






Privacy Track




She Said Privacy / He Said Security Podcast


Jodi Daniels, CEO & Privacy Consultant, Red Clover Advisors, Atlanta, GA


Justin Daniels, Partner, Baker Donelson, Atlanta, GA










Erin Gerstenzang, Owner, EHG Law, Atlanta, GA












Privacy Track




Global Data Transfers


Ami Rodrigues, Head of Global Privacy, Under Armour, Atlanta, GA


Pamela Garay, Asst. VP & International Privacy Officer, Assurant, Atlanta, GA


Michelle Ramsden, Senior Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice, Atlanta, GA


Charlie Britt, Vice President, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Atlanta, GA






technology Track




Crypto Litigation and Industry Trends


Michael Burshteyn, Associate, Morrison & Foerster LLP, San Francisco, CA


Eden Doniger, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Noba Technologies, Atlanta, GA






Privacy Track




Global Privacy Landscape & Enforcement


Robert Jett, Chief Privacy Officer, Lead Counsel, Global Privacy and Data Protection, Atlanta, GA


Laura Gardner, Senior Corporate Counsel, Privacy & Regulatory Affairs, Microsoft, Atlanta, GA


Nikole Davenport, Head of Regulatory Readiness Programs Meta, Atlanta, GA


Josh Torres, Assistant General Counsel, The Home Depot, Atlanta, GA






Paula Frederick, General Counsel, The State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, GA


Jennifer Romig, Professor of Practice, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Jon Neiditz,  Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Atlanta, GA








Ms. Amanda Margaret Witt's Profile

Ms. Amanda Margaret Witt Related seminars and products

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Amanda Witt is the Vice Chair of the Privacy & Technology Law Section of the Georgia Bar and she co-leads the Technology, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice at Kilpatrick Townsend.  She is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US and CIPP/E), as certified by the IAPP.  In addition, she serves on the Board of the International Section of the Georgia Bar. 


Her practice includes the areas of U.S. and global privacy, information technology, cybersecurity, e-commerce, cross-border transactions, licensing and procurement, intellectual property protection and transactions, strategic alliances, and electronic signatures. Amanda was listed in the 2022 and 2021 editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and ranked nationally as a “Recognized Practitioner” in the area of Privacy & Data Security.


Mr. Eric Segall's Profile

Mr. Eric Segall Related seminars and products

Georgia State College of Law

Ms. Kaeley Russo Brown's Profile

Ms. Kaeley Russo Brown Related seminars and products

Snap Inc.

Kaeley Brown, CIPP/E, CIPP/US

Kaeley Brown is a Privacy Counsel at Snap Inc. Kaeley supports Snap’s global privacy program, including advising legal and business teams on matters such as honoring individual rights and implementing privacy by design. Her focus areas include U.S. state, federal, and global privacy compliance, age appropriate design, cookie and ePrivacy compliance, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and biometric privacy.

Previously, Kaeley was Privacy Counsel at Mailchimp, an associate in Alston & Bird’s Technology & Privacy group, and an associate in the Business and Tort Litigation practice in Jones Day’s Atlanta office. 

Ms. Christina Dawn McCoy's Profile

Ms. Christina Dawn McCoy Related seminars and products

Cox Enterprises

Proven leader of cross-functional, global legal teams working to address compliance, privacy, corporate entity, mergers & acquisitions, complex contract transactions, board governance, streamline and simplify internal processes, and other business-critical activities that enable companies exponential growth. Committed to advancing knowledge around data privacy and mentoring the next generation of attorneys. She has been a speaker at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) P.S.R. 2022, IAPP GA KnowledgeNet Chapter, National and Security Forum 2021, and the immediate past Chair of the State Bar of Georgia Privacy & Technology Law Section. 

Ms. Erin H. Gerstenzang's Profile

Ms. Erin H. Gerstenzang Related seminars and products

EHG Law Firm

Erin Gerstenzang is the founder of EHG Law Firm —one of Georgia’s premier criminal defense firms helping people charged with DUI and other serious traffic, drug, and alcohol-related offenses.  She cares deeply about building a more fair and equitable justice system, starting with our traffic courts. In addition to running her busy metro-Atlanta practice, Erin is known as a dynamic, engaging legal educator constantly seeking out cutting-edge tools, frameworks, and systems to improve the delivery of legal services. She serves on the State Bar of Georgia’s Disciplinary Rules and Procedures Committee and is on the executive board of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Ms. Paula J. Frederick's Profile

Ms. Paula J. Frederick Related seminars and products

State Bar of Georgia

Paula Frederick is general counsel for the State Bar of Georgia, a unified bar organization with over 52,000 members. As general counsel, Frederick is responsible for interpreting the ethics rules for lawyers, prosecuting lawyer discipline cases, and providing legal advice to the officers and directors of the organization. She has served in the Office of the General Counsel for 33 years and was deputy general counsel for discipline before becoming general counsel in 2009. 


Frederick is a 1982 graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Law and a 1979 graduate of Duke University. Prior to joining the Office of the General Counsel, she spent six years as a staff attorney with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society handling civil legal matters for low-income people. 


Frederick is a past president of both the Atlanta Bar Association and the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys. She is also an active member of the American Bar Association, where she serves in the House of Delegates.  


She is chair of the Coordinating Council of the American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility and recently chaired the Standing Committee on Professional Regulation. In the past, she served on the Commission on the Future of Legal Services, chaired the Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility and the ABA Diversity Center, and served as a member of the Board of Governors. 

Heidi Wachs Related seminars and products

Managing Director

Stroz Friedberg

Liz Roberts Related seminars and products

Senior Privacy Counsel


Mr. Justin Samuel Daniels Related seminars and products

Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC

Ms. April Michelle Ramsden's Profile

Ms. April Michelle Ramsden Related seminars and products

US Department of Justice

Michelle Ramsden serves as Senior Counsel in the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties, which is establishing a Data Protection Review Court pursuant to the Executive Order of October 7, 2022, “Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities.” In addition to compliance and privacy policy work, Michelle leads the Department’s engagement with the Global Privacy Assembly and the US-EU Trade and Technology Council. She also coordinates Department initiatives around US, EU, and UK privacy legislation, the intersection of privacy and competition, and the protection of victim and witness information. Before coming to the Department of Justice, she was a Presidential Management Fellow and Privacy Compliance Specialist at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Michelle is a Georgia native and a 2014 graduate of Emory University School of Law. 

Laura Gardner's Profile

Laura Gardner Related seminars and products


Laura Gardner is Senior Corporate Counsel in Microsoft’s Office of Data Protection, where she leads engagement with data protection regulators around the world. Ms. Gardner joined Microsoft as a Global Director for Privacy Policy, in which role she collaborated across Microsoft to provide input on global privacy legislation and regulation. Ms. Gardner has also served as privacy counsel for WarnerMedia, and prior to that role was a senior attorney with the U.S. Department of Commerce, focusing on international trade in services, including the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, e-commerce and privacy.  Laura studied International Affairs at the University of Chicago, and earned her J.D. at the University of Virginia School of Law and her M.A. in International Law and Economics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. 

Josh Torres's Profile

Josh Torres Related seminars and products

Assistant General Counsel

Home Depot

Michael Burshteyn Related seminars and products


Morrison & Foerster LLP

Ms. Heidi Baltes's Profile

Ms. Heidi Baltes Related seminars and products

Korn Ferry

Heidi Braniff is an IAPP certified privacy professional and experienced privacy attorney, licensed to practice law in South Africa and Georgia, USA. In her role as Associate General Counsel – Privacy/Co-Chief Privacy Officer for Korn Ferry she is responsible for leading the privacy function and advising on privacy matters affecting Korn Ferry’s digital products, and its advisory and recruiting businesses globally.

Ms. Braniff has law firm and in-house experience which spans three continents. She is a graduate of the University of Johannesburg (BProc/LLB), the University of South Africa (LLM), Wits Business School (MAP), and Emory Law School (LLM).


Georgia State University College of Law

85 Park Place, NE , Knowles Conference Center and Pre-Function Area College of Law, Atlanta , Georgia 30303, United States
(404) 413-9280

Important Information

Please be advised that your credit will not be reported to the State Bar of Georgia CLE Regulation Department until after you have completed the steps necessary to earn credit for that program. 

Self reporting is required for all other jurisdictions.

The information presented is solely for educational purposes. The opinions expressed by the faculty in their materials and presentations are their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the State Bar of Georgia, its officers, directors and/or employees. The faculty is not engaged in rendering legal or other professional advice and these presentations and publications are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. All publications and presentations were created to serve the continuing legal education needs of practicing attorneys.

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