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Balch & Bingham’s Data Privacy & Security Practice designs comprehensive prevention and reporting methods and policies to help businesses protect against, prevent and combat technology-related breaches.

Brandon Robinson | Data Privacy & Security Observer Editor | BalchBrandon Robinson
Partner, Balch & Bingham
Editor, Data Privacy & Security Observer

A Partner at Balch & Bingham, represents public utilities and energy companies in a wide variety of matters, specializing in issues related to: North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) electric reliability policy and compliance, cybersecurity, smart grid, physical security, electric transportation, smart grid technologies, drones (“UAS”), customer data privacy, Internet of Things (IoT), renewable energy and energy efficiency, negotiating acquisitions and power purchase agreements, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building, and issues surrounding government contracts and federal grant compliance. Brandon also counsels clients in a wide variety of industries regarding cybersecurity and data privacy issues to assist them in proactively managing risks while maintaining innovative customer service in terms of data breach management and response, compliance with federal, state, and sectoral privacy laws and regulations, review and drafting of contracts with vendors and other third parties involving customer data, nondisclosure agreements, and more.

Brandon’s expertise in this area has been featured in numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Law 360, Inside Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Money Management Executive, and the Birmingham Business Journal. You can follow him on Twitter at @BrandonNRobinso for data privacy and security news and trends.

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Aaron Gregg | Balch & BinghamAaron Gregg
Partner, Balch & Bingham
Contributor, Data Privacy & Security Observer

Aaron Gregg is an experienced attorney and lobbyist with a demonstrated history of success on behalf of corporate, non-profit and trade association clients. As a Texas public policy consultant, Aaron advances clients’ interests by closely tailoring their strategies and actions in response to the ever-changing political landscape. He has experience monitoring state budgets and advising on creative strategies to pursue funding. In addition, Aaron counsels clients on compliance issues related to a wide variety of legislative policy areas, including: state appropriations, public education, energy, economic development/tax, health care/public health, technology & media, privacy, criminal justice, and disability rights, among others.

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Kelsi Long | Data Privacy & Security Observer Contributor | Balch Kelsi Long
Attorney, Balch & Bingham
Contributor, Data Privacy & Security Observer

As an attorney at Balch & Bingham, Kelsi Long’s practice focuses on transactional matters involving data privacy and security, corporate and securities and energy issues. She routinely advises clients on corporate formation, strategic acquisitions and data breach disclosures, and guides clients through due diligence and contract negotiations. Kelsi works closely with clients’ legal and business teams, supporting day-to-day commercial agreements and assisting to navigate the data privacy and security regulatory landscape.

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