Jennifer Everett's practice focuses on data privacy, cybersecurity, and information management.
Jennifer is a trusted adviser to multinational clients on a wide range of privacy and data compliance issues, including cyber governance, identifying strategies for international data transfers, developing global data protection compliance programs, and conducting privacy impact assessments.
Jennifer has particular experience in providing clients with strategic advice on compliance with state, federal, and global privacy laws, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) (and other state privacy laws), the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act, and other U.S. consumer privacy statutes.
She also advises clients on compliance with various U.S. laws such as health insurance and health information technology acts (HIPAA/HITECH).
Her experience includes defending companies under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General offices, and other regulatory and government authorities.
Jennifer handles all aspects of U.S. and international data breach investigation and response, including advising clients on forensic investigations, notification and other legal obligations, and related regulatory investigations. She frequently conducts trainings for senior leadership and corporate boards in mitigating privacy and cyber risks.
Jennifer regularly counsels employers on issues concerning data protection that impact the workforce ranging from bring your own device (BYOD) policies, employee background checks, employee monitoring, e-discovery, and workplace investigations.
Jennifer is a frequent speaker on international data privacy and protection and cyber-related issues.
Jennifer maintains a substantial pro bono practice. She represents clients in collaboration with the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless.
Consumer Health Information and Increased Scrutiny: FTC Brings First Action Under Health Breach Notification Rule
- November 16, 2016
Cybersecurity in Government Contracts Institute, Basics of IT Acquisition and Contracting - Hardware, Software, Open Source Products & Services, Cloud Computing and Continuous Monitoring Platforms, Federal Publications Seminars
- August 2, 2016
A Briefing on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
- November 4, 2015
2015 Cybersecurity Institute in Government Contracts
- April 2009
National Association of Women Lawyers, NAWL news
- University of Virginia (J.D. 2008; Dillard Fellow; Editorial Board, Virginia Journal of International Law); Northwestern University (B.A. in International Studies, Political Science and Japanese 2003)
- District of Columbia, Virginia, and U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Washington Business Journal's "40 Under 40" list (2021)
Law360 Rising Star (2020)
- Law Clerk to Judge Thomas C. Wheeler, Court of Federal Claims (2009-2010)