Gail J. Kamal

Associate

Overview

Gail Kamal focuses on complex civil litigation and regulatory matters in the insurance and financial services industries in federal and state courts and in arbitration and mediation proceedings. She has experience with matters involving breach of contract, unfair competition and deceptive trade practices, employment classification, consumer financial protection laws and cybersecurity and privacy.

Privacy and Regulatory Compliance

In addition to her work in the insurance sector, Gail focuses her practice on privacy and regulatory compliance services. Over the past year, she’s been expanding her privacy scope with a large U.S. wireless carrier. While on secondment, Gail has been involved in a variety of the organization’s privacy efforts, including:

  • Negotiating privacy and security contract terms with service providers and other third-parties
  • Updating privacy compliance, training, policies and procedures
  • Responding to privacy-related requests by consumers and regulators
  • Drafting internal documents for GDPR compliance
  • Researching the latest rules and regulations to maintain compliance
  • Reviewing new business initiatives and projects

Gail is also involved with the firm’s COVID-19 Task Force. She provides regular updates on new executive orders and regulations across Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Past Experience

Gail worked as a judicial intern for the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, and served a clerkship at the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Vaccine Litigation.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
Virginia

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Certifications
US Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP-US)
Education

Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D. magna cum laude; Health Law Fellow; Moot Court Program, chief justice (2016)

George Washington University
B.A. cum laude (2012)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives

Gail is a frequent contributor to the firm’s Faegre Drinker on Data blog, which discusses developments in privacy, cybersecurity, information governance and data analytics.

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

Gail devotes substantial time to pro bono matters, including as a volunteer attorney with the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless. She has also assisted pro bono clients with asylum, adoption and guardianship petitions.

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