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Mitchell Williams Attorneys Mandy Stanton and Anton Janik Presented at Arkansas Better Business Bureau Cybersecurity Summit

Discussed Legal Obligations To Keep Data Safe

April 26, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Attorneys Mandy Stanton and Anton Janik presented today at the Arkansas Better Business Bureau Cybersecurity Summit in Little Rock. During the summit, both attorneys discussed the legal obligations businesses have to keep data safe and reviewed breach and notification requirements.

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. Stanton is a Certified Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).

Janik is an experienced trial attorney with a specialized practice in complex litigation, tax controversies, cybersecurity, privacy and data protection. Janik advises clients on cybersecurity issues including breach preparedness and breach response. He also counsels 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).

About Arkansas Better Business Bureau

The Arkansas Better Business Bureau (BBB) established in 1960, serves all consumers and businesses in Arkansas from its centrally located office in Little Rock and offers services to more than 3,000 Accredited Businesses in the state. In the past 12 months, Arkansas BBB has assisted in the resolution of over 6,000 consumer/business complaints and provided over 1.2 million instances of service to companies and individuals seeking information and assistance with business issues.

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.