Jennifer Everett’s practice focuses on cybersecurity, data privacy, and employment. She advises multinational clients on a wide range of privacy and data compliance issues, including identifying strategies for international data transfers, developing global data protection compliance programs, and conducting privacy impact assessments. Jennifer has particular experience in advising companies on compliance with global data protection laws including the EU General Data Protection Regulation. She also advises clients on cyber governance, incident management and data breach response, as well as on various U.S. laws such as the HIPAA/HITECH Act, the FTC Act, the GLBA, and COPPA.
Jennifer regularly counsels employers on issues concerning data protection that impact the workforce ranging from BYOD policies, employee background checks, employee monitoring, e-discovery, and workplace investigations. She also has litigation and arbitration experience, particularly in employment-related matters. Jennifer has assisted clients in a variety of industries, such as health care, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, technology, automotive, and marketing.
Jennifer is a regular speaker on international data privacy and protection and cyber-related issues.
Jennifer maintains a substantial pro bono practice. She represents clients in collaboration with the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless. She also co-chairs the Jones Day Washington Office’s Women’s Group.
After law school, Jennifer served as a law clerk to Judge Thomas C. Wheeler of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Prior to joining Jones Day, she was a Japanese-language translator and interpreter in Japan.
The new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) promises to have broad impact on global data-processing activities, including those in LatAm. This session will provide a practical and operational perspective on how to approach the GDPR, along with recent guidance and ways to address challenges.