Odia Kagan, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP
Odia Kagan is Of Counsel in the Privacy and Data Security Group at Ballard Spahr LLP. She combines her in-depth knowledge of privacy and data security regulations and best practices with her keen understanding of emerging and information technologies, to provide clients with practical advice on how to design and implement their products and services, consummate their M&A transactions, and engage third party vendors, in the US and abroad.
With a transactional practice focus, Ms. Kagan negotiates cloud computing, technology services, and e-commerce agreements both on the vendor and on the client side, and prepares privacy and information security policies and procedures. She regularly provides clients ongoing counseling regarding privacy and data security compliance in their day-to-day operations, including cross border data transfers, Privacy Shield certification and preparation for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Ms. Kagan has substantial experience working with Israeli start-ups and assisting multinational companies with cross border transactions.
Ms. Kagan is serves on the IAPP Publications Advisory Board and is the Co-Chair of the IAPP Philadelphia Knowledgenet Chapter. She also serves on the board of advisors of Prifender, a privacy compliance startup and as the Co-Chair of the Cyberlaw Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
As an adjunct professor, Ms. Kagan teaches privacy, technology and data security courses at Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and Temple University Fox School of Business.
Previously, Ms. Kagan was a partner in a Tel-Aviv Israel law firm, an advisor to the Israeli Council for Cable and Satellite Broadcasting and an officer in the IDF's Military Advocate General's Unit.
She holds an LLB degree from Tel-Aviv University School of Law, an LLM degree from Temple University School of Law an and LLM (IT & Telecommunications Law) degree from Strathclyde University. She is admitted to practice law in Israel, New York and Pennsylvania and has inactive admissions in Delaware, in England and Wales and in New South Wales, Australia.