Lauren Godfrey Appointed Chair-Elect of ABA/TIPS Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Committee

Pittsburgh, Penn. (September 2, 2021) - Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Partner Lauren D. Godfrey was recently appointed Chair-Elect of the Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee of the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (ABA/TIPS) for the 2021-2022 bar year. She will assume the position of Committee Chair for the 2022-2023 bar year. This is Ms. Godfrey's fourth year holding a leadership position within this committee. She is an active member of the ABA/TIPS and has held numerous leadership positions within this ABA section. This appointment is a reflection of Ms. Godfrey's competence and experience as well as her ongoing commitment to the ABA/TIPS.

As Chair-Elect of this committee, Ms. Godfrey will take a leading role in the organization of the ABA/TIPS' major annual meetings, which involves planning and coordinating CLEs, various committee meetings and programs, networking, and administration. Her appointment will take effect on the last day of the 2021 ABA annual meeting and continue through to the last day of the 2022 annual meeting.

“I am excited to accept this leadership appointment and continue my involvement with this committee, which has shown cutting-edge thought leadership in the cybersecurity and data privacy space in its development of programming, CLEs, and authorship with emphasis on the insurance industry,” Ms. Godfrey said of this appointment.

Ms. Godfrey is a partner in Lewis Brisbois’ Pittsburgh office. She possesses the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) and Certified Information Privacy Professional/European (CIPP/E) credentials from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). She regularly counsels clients on best practices in information privacy and data security, and assists in responding to data security incidents of all types, including ransomware, business e-mail compromises, insider threats, and protected health or financial information data breaches.

Please join us in congratulating Ms. Godfrey on this appointment. Learn more about ABA/TIPS here and the Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee here.

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