Grayson F. Harbour

Associate

Overview

Grayson Harbour assists companies as they navigate matters related to labor and employment, federal contractor and OFCCP compliance, privacy and cybersecurity. He is particularly interested in the intersection of technology, privacy and law as applied to the modern workforce. 

Grayson’s labor and employment practice is primarily dedicated to the firm’s affirmative action and OFCCP compliance team. Grayson works closely with federal contractors to build out robust and defensible affirmative action and equal opportunity employment programs. Grayson supports and defends contractors under OFCCP audit. 

Grayson holds an M.S. in cybersecurity risk management and has a host of experience in cybersecurity and privacy work including data incident response and remediation, regulatory notification, compliance assessment, security policy, privacy counseling and managing engagements focused on preventative measures using HIPAA, ISO 27001, NIST CMF and other security frameworks. 

Past Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Grayson worked as the student policy analyst for the Center of Applied Cybersecurity Research at Indiana University from 2016 to 2019. His research focused on the cybersecurity needs of the National Science Foundation’s large research facilities. Grayson presented his research on evidence-based cybersecurity at the 2018 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure in Alexandria, Virginia. 

Grayson also worked as a summer associate at a law firm in New Orleans, where he supported in researching and analyzing a wide variety of legal issues, including the support of cases heard in both civil and common law jurisdictions. 

Personal Interests

Grayson is a documentary film enthusiast. He previously worked at a documentary production company and presented at his alma mater’s documentary film showcase. A director himself, Grayson won the best student short film at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival in 2015. He also screened a documentary short at the same festival in 2016. 

Grayson grew up in Houston, Texas and was blessed with parents that took him to the Johnson Space Center a few too many times. He is fascinated with the history of manned spaceflight. In his free time, Grayson is committed to discovering the best breakfast food Indiana has to offer.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Indiana

Certifications

Certified Information Privacy Technologist, IAPP (2018)

Education

Indiana University
M.S. in Cybersecurity Risk Management (2019)

Indiana University Maurer School of Law
J.D. (2019)

Indiana University, Bloomington
B.A. in Journalism, with high distinction, Founders Scholar (2015)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • 2017 Civil Practice Update
    Speaker, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis IN, June 17, 2017
  • Evidence Based Cybersecurity
    Speaker, 2018 NSF Cybersecurity Summit, Washington DC, August 23, 2018
 

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Indiana University Cybersecurity Masters Program  Clinical Fellow, 2020
  • Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research  Fellow, August 2019 - present
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals  Member, October 2018 - present

Civic Activities

  • Sense Charter School — Member of the Board, 2020
  • Access to Justice Service Learning Program, Indiana University Maurer School of Law  Fellow, 2017-19

Honors

  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020-21 
  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law  Highest Grade in Constitutional Litigation, 2017
  • Indiana University-Bloomington  Founder’s Scholar, 2015
  • Indiana University-Bloomington  Executive Dean’s List, 2015

Awards Methodology

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