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The Privacy Advisor | People on the Move: October 2019 Related reading: People on the Move: September 2019



Here's a list of the movers and the shakers in the privacy profession within the last month or so. Have a move or a shake of your own you'd like mentioned? Email Joe Duball at

Rosa Barcelo and Ann LaFrance
Squire Patton Boggs announced partner Rosa Barcelo will join Ann LaFrance as co-chair of the firm's global Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group in Brussels. Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Barcelo served as deputy head of unit for the European Commission's Cybersecurity and Digital Privacy Unit of DG CONNECT. LaFrance, who was already a co-chair, is relocating from London to New York, where she will lead her group and its clients in implementing U.S. state privacy laws. "Clients are seeking practical, future-proof advice and regulatory solutions that can be scaled globally. This means dealing with an expanding web of data privacy and cybersecurity rules around the world, along with platform regulation, emerging codes of ethics for AI and an array of digital policy developments," LaFrance said.

Glenn Brown and Lydia de la Torre
Squire Patton Boggs has expanded its data privacy and cybersecurity team with two hires. Glenn Brown has been added to the office in Atlanta, Georgia and will focus on business-oriented privacy advising. Lydia de la Torre will work on privacy compliance for clients with the Palo Alto, California branch. 

Mitchell Noordyke, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM

Former IAPP Westin Fellow Mitchell Noordyke recently joined Faegre Baker Daniels as an intellectual property associate in its Minneapolis office. He'll join the firm’s growing privacy and cybersecurity and technology transactions practice groups. In his new role, Noordyke partners with clients to implement privacy and cybersecurity practices, protocols and compliance strategies. Leveraging a background in analytics and insights gained from his fellowship with the IAPP, Noordyke helps companies that handle sensitive information adapt and thrive in an ever-changing landscape.

Daniel Pepper, CIPP/US

BakerHostetler has added Daniel Pepper to its Privacy and Data Protection team in Philadelphia. Pepper, who joins as a partner, was most recently a senior legal and privacy executive at telecommunications company Comcast. Pepper has a vast background in information technology, data privacy and cybersecurity law, which has enabled him to represent Fortune 500 companies for the last 25 years. "Clients expect to engage counsel familiar with their industry and unique operations. We are excited to add Dan’s deep experience in technology and media to support our rapidly growing client roster," said Theodore J. Kobus III, BakerHostetler’s Privacy and Data Protection team leader. "The regulatory and compliance aspect of our practice is growing fast as we handle some of the highest profile data security incidents globally."


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