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Gretchen Ramos and Darren Abernethy Speak at ACC Foundation’s Cybersecurity Summit

SAN FRANCISCO – Jan. 28, 2020 –  Shareholder Gretchen Ramos and Of Counsel Darren Abernethy of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s San Francisco office will speak at the ACC Foundation’s Cybersecurity Summit, Jan. 28, at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.

Sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, the summit will focus on the latest threats and innovations related to cybersecurity and how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to data breaches. Speakers include attorneys, professors, industry leaders, and government officials.

Ramos will participate in a session titled “New Regulations: The Difference between CCPA, GDPR, and other upcoming global regulations.” The panel will discuss recent data protection laws and strategies for creating a comprehensive data protection program.

Abernethy will participate in a session titled “Insider Trading: Cyber breach, what do you share?” The panel will discuss how to build a coordinated response plan that addresses the needs of both your security and privacy teams in the event of a cyber breach.

Named among Daily Journal’s “Top Women Lawyers” and “Top Cyber Lawyers” in California for 2019, Ramos is co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice. She focuses her practice on privacy, cybersecurity, and information management, counseling clients from diverse industries, including technology (SaaS), health care and life sciences, consumer products, manufacturing, academic institutions, and non-profits. A creative problem-solver with a long track record of success in commercial disputes, Ramos never loses sight of the simple fact that she works in a service industry. Clients appreciate not only her legal skills, but also her direct, no-nonsense approach to client service.

Abernethy is a data privacy attorney with more than a decade of experience, including in private practice in Washington, D.C. and as in-house counsel at startups and a leading privacy technology vendor. He advises clients on matters related to advertising technology, privacy and data governance, and FTC best practices. Abernethy focuses on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)/ePrivacy, digital advertising, direct marketing, and product counseling.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity: Greenberg Traurig’s Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of attorneys and professionals located throughout the world. The team is dedicated to developing strategies to address privacy, data security, and information management issues including privacy audits, policies and procedures, compliance with data security laws and industry standards, employee privacy, record retention/electronic discovery, cross-border data transfer, data breach readiness and response and litigation and dispute resolution, as well as the defense of data privacy, security breach, and TCPA class action suits.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.