Jeremiah Posedel

Partner

Overview

Jeremiah Posedel advises multinational and domestic companies in two distinct but overlapping domains — information privacy and security and information technology transactions. He is an authority on the fast growing body of federal, state and international data privacy and security regulations, as well as standards for collection, use and disclosure of personal data. Jeremiah also negotiates on behalf of clients to acquire, develop and leverage information technology assets to achieve business objectives and favorable financial and licensing terms. He also addresses regulatory compliance matters associated with data breach response.

Information Technology Transactions

Jeremiah advises on and negotiates transactions involving the acquisition, development and leveraging of information technology assets, including hardware, software and database licensing, outsourcing and cloud-based services arrangements, and system implementation and support agreements.

Information Privacy and Security

A certified information privacy professional and technologist, Jeremiah advises clients on regulations including:

  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
  • Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing (CAN-SPAM)
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS)
  • California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
  • Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) Program for Online Behavioral Advertising
  • European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation and ePrivacy Directive

Jeremiah works with organizations to develop and implement comprehensive privacy/security programs and compliance strategies focused on processing activities, including digital and interest-based advertising, Big Data analytics and profiling, workplace monitoring, internet of things (IoT) device and app deployment, cross-border data transfers, clinical research, and InsurTech and e-commerce initiatives.

Breach Response

Jeremiah manages and counsels on compliance matters associated with data breach response, including planning response strategies, drafting individual and regulator notifications, obtaining credit-monitoring services, and developing breach response policies and media statements.

Faculty Positions

  • Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany — Visiting Lecturer of Law (Information Privacy), 2014, 2015

Personal Interests

In 2004, Jeremiah served as a deputy campaign director to President Barack Obama’s successful U.S. Senate campaign. Jeremiah has a keen interest in technology innovation, global politics, and WWII/Cold War history. Jeremiah is a passionate world traveler, having explored most of Western/Central/Eastern Europe, Russia/Eurasia, China, Japan, South America and Southeast Asia.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Certifications

Certified Information Privacy Professional (US/Europe/Canada)
Certified Information Privacy Technologist

Education

University of Illinois College of Law
J.D. cum laude (2006)

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg Germany
(2006)

Valparaiso University
B.A. cum laude (2000)

Insights & Events

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • The Metro League (youth basketball program) — General Counsel, 2014-present

Professional Associations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals — 2013-present
  • World Law Group — Firm Representative, 2019-present

Civic Activities

  • Constitutional Rights Foundation Lawyers in the Classroom Program — Volunteer, 2008-present
  • Working in the School Program — Mentor, 2013-15
  • University of Illinois College of Law, Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring Program — Mentor, 2012-13

Honors

  • Leading Lawyers — Illinois Emerging Lawyer, 2015-17

Awards Methodology

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