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Ms. Jacqueline Alaina DeJournett

Jones Day

Jacqueline DeJournett's practice focuses on all aspects of privacy and cybersecurity matters, including compliance, corporate transactions, incident response and investigations.  

Jacqueline works with clients across a wide industry of sectors, including critical infrastructure, automobile manufacturers, retailers, payment processors, and financial institutions. Jacqueline provides clients with strategic advise on compliance with state, federal and global privacy laws and regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA), Utah Consumer Privacy Act (UCPA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act, and other U.S. consumer privacy statutes. In particular, Jacqueline has significant experience designing and helping clients implement data privacy law compliance programs, including advising on data mapping, data subject request processes, internal and external-facing privacy and security policies and cross-border data transfer mechanisms.

Jacqueline also represents buyers and sellers in domestic and cross-border corporate transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, counseling on cybersecurity and privacy matters, including due diligence and transitional arrangements. Jacqueline’s experience includes negotiating data processing agreements and privacy and data security provisions in service provider agreements. Jacqueline also handles all aspects of U.S. and international data breach investigation and response, including advising clients on forensic investigations, notification and other legal obligations. Her experience includes representing clients under investigation by the FTC and other regulatory and government authorities. 

Jacqueline maintains an active pro bono practice. Through the Firm's Laredo Project, she has helped represent multiple individuals seeking asylum after being persecuted in their home countries. She is also part of the Firm's initiative to combat human trafficking.