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Mitchell Williams Attorneys Anton Janik and Mandy Stanton Presented Webinar during the Arkansas Bar Association's Best of CLE

Reviewed the World's Greatest Public and Private Data Breaches, the Cost and How They Could Have Been Avoided

June 18, 2019

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Attorneys Anton Janik and Mandy Stanton presented a webinar today during the Arkansas Bar Association’s Best of CLE held in Little Rock. Janik and Stanton discussed several of the largest public and private data breaches that have occurred across the consumer goods, services, government, and financial industries. They explained the root causes underlying big dollar problems, the breach responses and how the breaches could have been prevented.

Janik is an experienced trial attorney with a specialized practice in complex litigation, tax controversies and cybersecurity, privacy and data protection. He leads the Tax Controversy and Litigation practice area and co-leads the Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection practice area. Anton also advises clients in the areas of investigations and corporate compliance, employee privacy, data protection and social media. He is a former trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US).

Stanton focuses her practice on evaluating and managing risks associated with privacy and data security matters. She counsels clients on incident readiness and response, structuring and implementing privacy policies and programs, data breach notification laws, information governance issues and vendor management. She assists businesses with drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts to ensure responsible access, transfer and use of data and associated intellectual property. She is a former in-house counsel for an international information technology and data marketing firm. Mandy is a Certified Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).

About the Arkansas Bar Association

The Arkansas Bar Association advances the Administration of Justice. It fosters and maintains on the part of attorney's high ideals of integrity, learning, competence and public service, and high standards of conduct. The Arkansas Bar Association encourages the legal profession and its individual members to perform more effectively and efficiently their responsibilities in the public interest. It conducts a program of continuing legal education for attorneys and provides a forum for the discussion of subjects pertaining to the practice of law. It also improves the judicial and legal process, and advances law and order.

About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com