Nancy Perkins


Arnold & Porter


Nancy Perkins, counsel at Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, DC, focuses her practice on litigation, legislative advocacy, and regulatory analysis and compliance, with a principal focus on data privacy and security. Ms. Perkins has more than a decade of experience in working with officials in Congress and the Administration and preparing advocacy materials supporting legislative and policy positions. She has advised numerous clients on financial and medical information privacy requirements at both the federal and state levels, as well as on technological and intellectual property issues associated with the expansion of electronic commerce. She has extensive experience in issues arising under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (as amended by the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the recently enacted Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act affecting HIPAA covered entities and business associates, and the federal E-Sign Act and its relationship to state electronic signature laws. Ms. Perkins also has an extensive background in international law and she advises clients on the US-EU Safe Harbor for compliance with the EU Data Protection Directive, as well as broader issues arising under the rapidly developing framework for global legal protection of information privacy and security.


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