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Mitchell Williams Attorneys Anton Janik and Mandy Stanton Presented at the Arkansas Governmental Finance Officers Association's Annual Conference

Discussed privacy and data protection

July 25, 2019

LITTLE ROCK, AR. – Attorneys Anton Janik and Mandy Stanton presented today at the Arkansas Governmental Finance Officers Association’s Annual Conference. During their presentation, they explained the importance of privacy and data protection and keeping partners and vendors abreast on all data policies.

Janik is an experienced trial attorney with a specialized practice in complex litigation, tax controversies and cybersecurity, privacy and data protection. He leads the Tax Controversy and Litigation practice area and co-leads the Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection practice area. Anton also advises clients in the areas of investigations and corporate compliance, employee privacy, data protection and social media. He is a former trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US).

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 the Arkansas Governmental Finance Officers Association
The Arkansas Governmental Finance Officers Association(AGFOA) promotes a high level of competence in the field of government finance in Arkansas, and serves as the state chapter of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. AGFOA’s diverse local membership includes Little Rock, Eureka Springs, Gravette, Fort Smith, Maumelle, Hope, Stuttgart, Bentonville, Lake Village, Jacksonville, Hot Springs, Jonesboro, and many more from all over the state.

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 MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.