Peggy Eisenhauer


Privacy & Information Management Services

Senior Junk Mail Recipient

Margaret P. (Peggy) Eisenhauer is the founder of Privacy & Information Management Services (PIMS)—Margaret P. Eisenhauer, P.C. For the past 20 years, she has helped companies develop and document privacy, security and fair information practices programs. She has extensive experience with U.S. and international privacy laws as well as industry practices for managing consumer, customer and employee information. In addition to traditional legal compliance work, she provides privacy assessment services, training and assistance with privacy and security incident response.

Eisenhauer has been named one of the top 25 American privacy law consultants by Computerworld in its 2006, 2007 and 2008, and 2010 surveys. PIMS was also ranked as One of Eight Privacy Firms to Watch by Computerworld in April 2007.

Prior to forming PIMS, Eisenhauer founded and led the Hunton & Williams, LLC, privacy and information management practice group. She has also served as general counsel and director, data acquisition, for Information America, Inc. (now Westlaw-Public Records), a Thomson Reuters company.

In addition to a JD with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law (1989), she holds a master of science in Information & Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology (1992). She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), a CIPP Advisory Board member, a fellow of the Ponemon Institute and a member of the Nymity Advisory Council and the BNA Privacy Law Advisory Board.

Eisenhauer is a frequent speaker and author on privacy and information management topics. In addition to numerous articles published in the BNA Privacy and Security Law Report and BNAI World Data Protection Report, Eisenhauer is the author of the case book, A Global Survey of Privacy & Security Enforcement Actions with Recommendations for Reducing Risk (International Association of Privacy Professionals, May 2008).

Eisenhauer is admitted to practice law in the state of Georgia, U.S. She can be reached at 404-914-1163 or via e-mail at


Contributions by Peggy Eisenhauer