L. Renee Williams, CIPP/US


Cummins Inc

Corporate Counsel - Information Technology / Cybersecurity

L. Renée Lowe is senior in-house counsel for Harris Health System, a fully integrated health care system that cares for residents of Harris County, Texas, the third most-populous county in the U.S.  Renée has been practicing law for over 19 years.  

Renée’s practice focus includes contracts, data protection and privacy, cybersecurity, and intellectual property.  She has extensive experience in technology and software licensing transactions.  Renée provides legal consultation on a wide range of privacy and security issues including release of information; breach notification and reporting; and mitigation of harm.  Renée also assists her client with implementing internal controls to prevent, detect, and respond to data breaches; including drafting privacy and security policies, identifying security risks, and prioritizing implementation of, and compliance with, internal controls.  In addition, she provides daily interaction and advice to her client’s Information Technology and Information Security Departments on implementation and use of e-health, mobile health applications, digital and technology solutions, electronic medical record, and other innovation strategies.  She also serves as chief legal counsel for her client’s Information Security Department.

Renée received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business/Accounting from the University of Louisiana at Monroe; an Associate of Applied Science in Information Management from Community College of Air Force; a Juris Doctor from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University; and two Masters of Laws in Health Law and in Intellectual Property and Information Law, from the University of Houston Law Center.  She is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US).



Contributions by L. Renee Williams

  • Hacking Our Identity: Biometrics, AI and emerging technology issues
    Speaker at Houston KnowledgeNet: October 1, 2019