A senior member of our Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group, Glenn Brown provides business-oriented advice to clients in numerous industries on data privacy and regulatory compliance matters, including regulatory investigations and examinations. He has experience driving privacy and compliance priorities within organizations and providing strategic counsel regarding privacy, compliance and risk to support the growth and success of the business.

    Glenn also has deep experience advising clients regarding compliance with many of the US federal and state privacy laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act. Glenn is familiar with the legislative and regulatory landscape in the US and the EU and assists clients with developing strategies to address new developments.

    Having served in-house in the capacity of Associate General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for more than 10 years, Glenn has a first-hand understanding of the day-to-day issues faced by clients when creating corporate privacy programs, implementing corporate compliance systems and responding to government investigations and examinations.

    Glenn is a member of the board of the American Red Cross of Metropolitan Atlanta and a member of the board’s Biomedical Committee.

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    Privacy

    • As Associate General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at one of the largest consumer data companies in the world, developed deep experience in developing and implementing practical, workable privacy programs governing the use of consumer data.
    • Advised clients on the design and implementation of practical compliance strategies to ensure compliance with new state privacy laws, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act.
    • Developed and implemented global privacy and compliance programs.
    • Conducted privacy impact assessments of new products and services (under US and EU law).
    • Conducted numerous privacy and compliance audits of clients’ operations, products and marketing, as well as those of their service providers, to ensure legal and contractual compliance.
    • Created board and executive training materials on privacy issues.

    Financial Services Regulatory Compliance

    • Served as lead counsel for the largest employee and tenant screening company in the world and advised clients on legal issues specific to the screening industry.
    • Advised clients in the financial services industry on compliance strategies relating to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Dodd-Frank Act and other similar regulatory requirements.
    • Developed and implemented an organization’s first Compliance Management System, including:
      • Creating and implementing policies relating to a wide range of compliance and privacy topics under US and UK law
      • Developing and providing online and live compliance training programs for a global employee base
      • Created and maintained global risk assessments relating to compliance risk
      • Created and implemented UDAP/UDAAP policies and training materials for clients subject to the FTC Act and Dodd-Frank Act
    • Developed third-party risk assessments and vendor management programs.

    Investigations, Examinations and Advocacy

    • Represented clients in numerous federal and state regulatory examinations relating to privacy and compliance.
    • Represented clients in federal and state enforcement investigations relating to privacy and compliance.
    • Represented clients in responding to informal inquiries and “industry sweeps” from federal and state regulators and legislative committees.

    Education

    • Emory University School of Law, J.D., with distinction
    • Wake Forest University, B.A.

    Admissions

    • Georgia

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