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Mitchell Williams Attorney Mandy Stanton Presents at Rotary Club 99 in Little Rock

Discusses Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Issues Facing Businesses

May 14, 2019

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Attorney Mandy Stanton presented today at the Rotary Club 99 meeting in Little Rock. She served on a panel and discussed the biggest data privacy and cybersecurity issues facing businesses. She outlined the information defined by law as "personal information" and discussed why business stakeholders should be having discussions about cybersecurity, privacy policies and information governance.

Stanton focuses her practice on evaluating and managing risks associated with privacy and data security matters. She counsels clients on incident readiness and response, structuring and implementing privacy policies and programs, data breach notification laws, information governance issues and vendor management. She assists businesses with drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts to ensure responsible access, transfer and use of data and associated intellectual property. She is a former in-house counsel for an international information technology and data marketing firm. Mandy is a Certified Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).

About Rotary Club 99

Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. The main objective of Rotary is service — in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today's most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. They also support programs for youth, educational opportunities and international exchanges for students, teachers, and other professionals, and vocational and career development. The Rotary motto is "Service Above Self."

About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit