Stacy A. Cole, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM


Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL


Stacy Cole, CIPP/US, CIPM, is a partner at Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL in its Cybersecurity & Privacy and Intellectual Property Groups. Stacy has experience in developing GDPR and U.S.-based privacy compliance programs from start to finish, including: gap and data assessments; coordinating technical consultant services; insurance policy analysis and negotiation; policy crafting; creating vendor management programs; training; and guiding implementation.


Stacy also regularly handles data incidents, offering service that fully wraps around the incident and includes: implementing and leading the incident response; directing the forensic investigation; coordinating with insurers to maximize coverage; advising as to legal obligations to notify affected consumers, business partners, and regulators; overseeing the notification of third parties; communicating with law enforcement; responding to regulatory inquiries; and providing representation in litigation and enforcement actions arising from the incident. Stacy does what it takes to support her clients through the entire process.


Stacy is a frequent public speaker on data privacy and cybersecurity topics, leveraging her experience in the trenches with clients to add value on both risk mitigation and incident response.