Jacqueline DeJournett's practice focuses on all aspects of privacy and cybersecurity matters, including compliance, corporate transactions, incident response, and investigations.
Jacqueline provides clients with strategic advise on compliance with state, federal, and global privacy laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA), Utah Consumer Privacy Act (UCPA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act, and other U.S. consumer privacy statutes. In particular, Jacqueline has significant experience designing and helping clients implement data privacy law compliance programs, including advising on data mapping, data subject request processes, internal and external-facing privacy and security policies, and cross-border data transfer mechanisms.
Jacqueline also represents clients in domestic and cross-border corporate transactions, counseling on cybersecurity and privacy matters, including due diligence and transitional arrangements. Jacqueline's experience includes negotiating data processing agreements and privacy and data security provisions in processor agreements. Jacqueline also handles all aspects of U.S. and international data breach investigation and response, including advising clients on forensic investigations, notification, and other legal obligations. Her experience includes representing clients under investigation by the FTC and other regulatory and government authorities.
Jacqueline maintains an active pro bono practice. Through the Firm's Border Project, she has helped represent individuals seeking asylum following persecution in their home countries. She is also part of the Firm's initiative to combat human trafficking.
- University of Virginia (J.D. 2020; Virginia Law & Business Review; Salzburg Cutler Fellow); The University of Texas at Austin (B.A. in Sociology [Honors Program] with high honors 2014; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Intern to Judge Max O. Cogburn Jr., U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina (2018)