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Anna Rudawski

Partner

New York

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Anna Rudawski

Partner

New York

Anna specialises in data protection, privacy, cybersecurity, and governance issues, with particular experience advising clients in preparing for and responding to data security incidents, and managing information security risks.

She works with clients and third parties to contain incidents and their effects, investigate their cause and impact, and deliver public and regulatory communications on behalf of clients. As part of her incident response practice, Anna also manages related cross-border regulatory investigations and has successfully defended clients in privacy and cyber-related federal and state investigations. Anna also assists clients with all aspects of breach preparedness, including information security governance and risk management, and counselling executives on cybersecurity matters.

Anna also provides expert advice regarding the secure handling of confidential and personally identifiable information, as well as on compliance with international, federal and state privacy regulations including the GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, CAN-SPAM, BIPA, and TCPA. She works with companies to build and test privacy compliance programs, audit their privacy practices, conduct privacy impact assessments, and map the use and processing of personal information. She also provides product counsel to clients on the use of AI, biometric data, and new and emerging technologies.

Anna routinely works with clients on issues related to protecting data and assessing cyber risks during transactions or reorganizations, such as M&A deals and drafting and negotiating tailored privacy and data security contract provisions.

Anna advises clients in the financial services, healthcare, insurance, and technology industries. Anna also brings distinctive perspective from her years in-house in the pharmaceutical and financial sectors, including as the Vice President of Global Privacy at JPMorgan Chase, to her practice advising clients across their privacy and cybersecurity challenges.

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Experience highlights

Office

New York

1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Qualifications

Professional

New York State Bar (2014)

Academic

JD, Graduated with Distinction, Brooklyn Law School, 2013

MA, American Literature, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2011

BA, Honors, Political Science and English, McGill University, 2008

Recognition

Published work

  • Co-author, "Mic Drop: California AG releases long-awaited CCPA Rulemaking," Bloomberg Law, October 16, 2019
  • "Healthcare Regulatory and Privacy Issues in Reproductive Technologies and Big Data," ABA Health eSource, American Bar Association, October 18, 2018
  • "The Future of Cyber Threats: When Attacks Cause Physical Harm," New York Law Journal, June 1, 2018
  • "Cybersecurity of Toll Roads: Are We There Yet?," Law360, Expert Analysis, March 27, 2018
  • "Navigating pharma's privacy risks: GDPR and beyond," Pharma Times, March 19, 2018
  • "Tips for Managing Cybersecurity and Privacy Risks in M&A" Law360, Expert Analysis, April 22, 2021