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Kathryn Allen earns prestigious Certified Information Privacy Professional credential

September 6, 2018

MILWAUKEE, WI (Sept. 6, 2018) ─ Godfrey & Kahn is pleased to announce that Kathryn Allen, an attorney in the firm’s Data Privacy & Cybersecurity and Technology & Digital Business Practice Groups, has become a Certified Information Privacy Professional/US through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). This certification further positions Allen as a national leader in the area of data privacy and cybersecurity law, demonstrating her knowledge of the myriad laws and regulations surrounding information privacy that impact our clients.

Allen’s focus has most recently included a thorough analysis of the statutory requirements governing data breach responses in all fifty states and Puerto Rico. She has been heavily involved in reviewing and updating her clients’ privacy policies and terms of use, ensuring their compliance with the quickly-developing legal and regulatory landscape of the industry. Her experience with banking and finance companies makes her an invaluable resource with respect to Fintech matters and the privacy obligations that must be satisfied in effectuating and maintaining a compliant software-based financial services network.

About the IAPP

The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. The IAPP helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.  For more information, visit

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