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December 4, 2019

Global Data Review Names Phyllis Sumner to its Women in Data 2019 List

LONDON, Dec. 4, 2019 — Global Data Review has named Phyllis Sumner to its inaugural Women in Data 2019 list. The recognition highlights women who have “spearheaded” the privacy, data protection and cybersecurity law practice.

Sumner, a litigation partner, is King & Spalding’s Chief Privacy Officer and leads its Data, Privacy & Security practice. She regularly counsels corporate boards, senior executives and other clients regarding data breach prevention, emergency response, remediation, compliance, regulatory enforcement, internal corporate investigations and other critical privacy and data security concerns. Sumner also represents clients defending against class actions resulting from alleged consumer protection and privacy violations, and data security incidents.

To view Sumner’s GDR profile, click here.

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