Amanda Witt, CIPP/E, CIPP/US
Amanda Witt assist and advises clients in the areas of information technology, U.S. and global privacy, IoT, information security, e-commerce, cross-border transactions, outsourcing, licensing and procurement, intellectual property protection and transactions, strategic alliances, commercial transactions, software development and licensing, cloud computing, mobile marketing, social media, digital media, payment processing, entertainment/media and electronic signatures.
Ms. Witt has worked with clients in the acquisition and licensing of technology as well as the provision of services throughout the supply chain. She has assisted clients in various industries in the drafting and negotiation of various technology agreements, including traditional licensing, data use and licensing agreements, software development, hosting agreements, reseller agreements, website co-branding agreements and website development agreements.
As part of her practice, Ms. Witt helps clients identify, understand and manage privacy and information security risks including evaluating a client’s obligations under GLBA, COPPA, CAN-SPAM, security breach notification laws, other U.S. state and federal privacy and data security requirements, and global data protection laws (including those in the EU, Canada and Latin America). Ms. Witt is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), as certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). She has been appointed to serve as a Co-Chair of the IAPP Atlanta KnowledgeNet chapter (2016 - 2017) and currently serves as a Board Member of the International Section of the Georgia Bar.
Along with having a master's degree in international intellectual property from a European university, her practice includes advising clients in connection with international software licensing, global privacy, foreign distributorships and foreign procurement of services. Ms. Witt currently teaches international business transactions as an adjunct professor at Georgia State’s College of Law.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Witt was a partner in the Atlanta office of a national law firm. Ms. Witt’s prior experience included the representation of regulated entities in business process and information technology outsourcing transactions.
Ms. Witt was recognized in 2015 by Legal 500 US in the area of Technology/Outsourcing.
Contributions by Amanda Witt
Data Security for Law Firms
Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
Privacy Program Management, Second Edition
GDPR & Latin America: Comparing Latin American Privacy Laws with the GDPR
Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
Democratising Big Data by Reducing the Discriminatory Impact
Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017
Securing the Internet of Things with Blockchain and Other Measures
Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
Big Data Governance—Advising the Marketing and Development Teams
Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016
Privacy and Security Challenges Posed by the Internet of Things
Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2015
Two Panel Session - Internet of Things: The Latest News from the Front and An Update on Privacy in Canada and Latin America
Speaker at Atlanta, GA KnowledgeNet: June 23, 2015
EU Privacy Update Privacy & Security Issues in Third Party Vendor Contracting
Speaker at Atlanta, GA KnowledgeNet: February 24, 2015