Overview

Jeremiah counsels multinational and other companies on a wide range of information technology and data processing transactions and compliance issues. His experienced insight supports clients whenever information technology assets and data are part of business transactions or initiatives.

A certified information privacy professional (CIPP/U.S./Europe/Canada) and technologist (CIPT), Jeremiah has the legal, technical and business acumen to advise clients on matters including technology development and implementation, licensing, outsourcing, data privacy and cybersecurity, breach response, InsurTech and e-commerce. He helps clients across industries and serves as a go-to resource for clients in insurance, financial services, gaming, and data and technology services.

IT Transactions

Jeremiah regularly structures, drafts, and negotiates IT and data sharing transactions including SaaS/cloud services agreements, outsourcing arrangements, software and database licenses (inbound/outbound), and system implementation and support contracts. He also has significant experience with reseller and distribution agreements, digital marketing engagements, AI and big data projects and InsurTech partnerships.

Privacy, Cybersecurity, & Data Strategy

Jeremiah is an authority on the fast-growing body of federal, state and international data privacy and security regulations and standards including:

  • FTC Act
  • GLBA/FCRA
  • HIPAA
  • COPPA
  • CAN-SPAM/TCPA
  • CCPA/CPRA and other state privacy laws
  • NAIC model regulations
  • DAA Program for Online Behavior Advertising
  • EU General Data Protection Regulation

Jeremiah collaborates with organizations to develop and implement comprehensive privacy programs and bespoke compliance strategies relating to digital and interest-based advertising, IoT, mobile apps, social media, big data and AI projects, blockchain and distributed ledger technology, e-commerce, workplace monitoring, cross-border data transfers and other data-driven business endeavors. He also advises clients on all compliance aspects associated with data breaches and related response obligations under state breach notification laws, HIPAA and GDPR, including security incident preparation, breach assessment and response management and consumer/regulator notification.

InsurTech

With extensive knowledge of information technology’s application to the insurance industry, Jeremiah provides tailored counsel on issues related to acquisition, distribution and leveraging of technologies and data, ranging from new forms of data generated by the proliferation of connected devices (IoT) to solutions enabling faster and more efficient underwriting, claims resolution and fraud detection. Jeremiah represents a broad spectrum of constituents in the insurance sector including P&C, life and specialty carriers, producers, MGAs/MGUs, reinsurers, technology vendors, data licensors and consultants.

Faculty Positions

Jeremiah is a visiting lecturer of law at Germany’s top-rated law school, Bucerius.

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. He is a passionate world traveler, having explored most of Western/Central/Eastern Europe, Russia, China, Japan, South America and SE 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
(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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