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Greenberg Traurig Sponsors the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ Global Privacy Summit 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 3, 2015 – The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is a Silver Sponsor of the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) Global Privacy Summit 2015 at the Washington Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington, D.C. The three-day conference takes place March 4-6, 2015. In addition, Ian C. Ballon, shareholder in the firm’s Privacy & Data Security Practice, will participate in the short talks series entitled “Little Big Stage” on the topic of “Trends in Data Privacy, Security Breach and TCPA Class Action Litigation” from 3:30–3:50 p.m. EST, March 5, 2015.

According to the IAPP website, the summit brings together the industry’s brightest stars for three days of inspirational education and stimulating discussion that prepares attendees to tackle their organizations’ privacy challenges in the year ahead. IAPP will be hosting more than 3,000 privacy professionals from around the globe, providing networking opportunities for all attendees.

Greenberg Traurig’s Privacy & Data Security Practice is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of attorneys and professionals dedicated to developing strategies to address privacy, data security, and information management issues including privacy audits, policies and procedures, data security and PCI compliance, employee privacy, record retention/electronic discovery, international/cross-border data transfer, data breach readiness and response, and litigation and dispute resolution.

Ballon represents clients in IP, technology and Internet-, cloud- and mobile-related litigation, including copyright, DMCA, CDA, trademark, trade secret and right of publicity cases and the defense of data privacy, security breach, behavioral advertising, and TCPA class action suits. View a copy of recent cases in which he has served as lead counsel. Ballon is also the author of the leading treatise on Internet law, E-Commerce and Internet Law: Treatise with Forms 2nd Edition, the four-volume set published by Thomson West ( In addition, he is the author of The Complete CAN-SPAM Act Handbook (West 2008) and The Complete State Security Breach Notification Compliance Handbook (West 2009). He also serves as executive director of Stanford Law School’s Center for E-commerce, which hosts Stanford’s Annual E-commerce Best Practices Conference.