The Quarles & Brady Data Privacy & Security Team is a multidisciplinary collection of lawyers knowledgeable in the full range of privacy and security issues, as well as the technology driving those issues. In a world increasingly driven by electronic communication and e-commerce, data privacy and security are vital to safeguarding business relationships with customers, employees, and vendors. Our Data Privacy & Security Team counsels clients regarding privacy and security laws and policies that govern the storage, use, and transfer of all types of employee and consumer data. We also help clients develop best practices to prevent data security breaches and assist with remediation after a breach occurs.
Heather Buchta is chair of the Phoenix Intellectual Property Group. She practices in the area of data privacy and security, e-commerce, and software and technology licenses, as well as copyright and trademark prosecution. Her work specifically focuses on privacy issues related to marketing, software agreements, IT outsourcing, cloud computing, Internet terms and conditions, Internet privacy policies, electronic contracting, and technology development agreements, among other related areas.
Jessica Franken is an experienced transactional lawyer and business executive who works with companies to protect their intellectual property, acquire and license technology, and develop, protect, and monetize data. She advises companies on data privacy and security issues that are fast becoming a critical issue for businesses to manage. She also provides strategic business counseling to companies of various sizes from start-ups to large corporations, and delivers advice that is practical and tailored to each client.