Jennifer C.Everett

Partner

Washington + 1.202.879.5494

Jennifer Everett's practice focuses on cybersecurity, data privacy, and employment. She advises 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 advising companies on compliance with global data protection laws, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). She also advises clients on compliance with various U.S. laws such as health insurance and health information technology acts (HIPAA/HITECH), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act, and other U.S. consumer privacy statutes.

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.

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. She also has litigation and arbitration experience, particularly in employment-related matters. Jennifer has assisted clients in a variety of industries such as health care, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, technology, automotive, and marketing.

Jennifer is a regular 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. She also co-chairs the Jones Day Washington Office's Women's Group.

After law school, Jennifer served as a law clerk to Judge Thomas C. Wheeler of the United States Court of Federal Claims. Prior to joining Jones Day, she was a Japanese-language translator and interpreter in Japan.

Experience

  • Parker divests its Aircraft Wheel and Brake divisionJones Day is advising Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH, “Parker”), the global leader in motion and control technologies, in its proposed divestiture of its Aircraft Wheel and Brake Division, located in Avon, Ohio, to Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN) for $440 million.
  • Avient to acquire DSM Protective Materials businessJones Day is advising Avient Corporation (NYSE: AVNT), a leading provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions, in its $1.485 billion purchase of Koninklijke DSM N.V.’s protective materials business, a leading specialty engineered materials business built around the invention of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber.
  • Nurx merges with Thirty MadisonJones Day provided healthcare and data privacy counsel to Nurx in connection with its merger with Thirty Madison, a leading digital healthcare company operating across the U.S.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners portfolio company acquires Labeltronix, LLCJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company AWT Labels & Packaging, Inc. (AWT) of Labeltronix, LLC, a leading label manufacturer of premium craft labels serving some of the country's most prominent brands, in a variety of markets including wine and spirits, craft beer, nutraceutical, food and beverage, and other CPG sectors.
  • Medical industry company seeks advice in relation to privacy claimsJones Day advised a medical industry company in relation to threatened claims for inter alia breach of data protection legislation.
  • Procter & Gamble Company acquires TULA LifeJones Day advised The Procter & Gamble Company in its acquisition of TULA Life, Inc. from L Catterton Partners and L Catterton Europe SAS.
  • Husqvarna acquires Orbit IrrigationJones Day advised Husqvarna AB on the acquisition of Lunar Holding Corporation ("Orbit Irrigation") for $480 million in cash.
  • The Duchossois Group sells The Chamberlain Group LLC to BlackstoneJones Day advised The Duchossois Group, Inc. in the sale of The Chamberlain Group LLC, a global leader in smart access solutions, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone.
  • TopBuild acquires Distribution International in all-cash transaction valued at $1.0 billionJones Day represented TopBuild in its acquisition of Distribution International from global private equity firm Advent International in an all-cash transaction valued at $1.0 billion.
  • SAP forms strategic partnership with Dediq for financial services industriesJones Day advised SAP in the formation of SAP Fioneer, a joint venture with the Munich based investor DEDIQ GmbH whereby SAP contributed its Financial Services and Insurance Services business and DEDIQ will invest more than €500 million.
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries acquires Alion Science and Technology for $1.65 billionJones Day advised Huntington Ingalls Industries in the $1.65 billion acquisition of Alion Science and Technology Corporation from Veritas Capital.
  • Signature Aviation sells Global Engine Services business to StandardAero for $230 millionJones Day advised Signature Aviation plc, a market-leading provider of global aviation support services, in the $230 million sale of the Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) business to StandardAero, a portfolio company owned by The Carlyle Group and a leading provider of maintenance, repair, and overhaul services.
  • Wabtec acquires Nordco for $400 millionJones Day advised Wabtec Corporation in its $400 million cash acquisition of Nordco, a leading North American supplier of new, rebuilt, and used maintenance of way equipment with a broad product and service portfolio including mobile railcar movers and ultrasonic rail flaw detection technologies, from Greenbriar Equity Group LP.
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber sold to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for approximately $2.5 billion enterprise valueJones Day advised Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in its $2.5 billion sale to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
  • STERIS acquires Cantel Medical for $3.6 billionJones Day advised STERIS plc in its acquisition of Cantel Medical Corp, a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental customers, for $3.6 billion.
  • Global technology company conducts compliance analysis of global data security and privacy lawsJones Day advised a technology company regarding enhancing its compliance with statutory, regulatory, and contractual obligations related to data protection, cybersecurity, and privacy applicable to operations in the U.S., Mainland China, India, South America, and Europe.
  • Japanese online gaming developer and publisher reviews data privacy and security issues related to its online multiplayer gaming platformJones Day is advising a Japanese online gaming developer and publisher on data privacy and security issues related to its online multiplayer gaming platform that uses digital currency and subscription services for online gaming.
  • PWNHealth and Home Access Health Corporation sold to Everlywell, forming Everly HealthJones Day advised PWNHealth LLC and Home Access Health Corporation in its sale to Everlywell, a leading digital health company, and forming Everly Health.
  • 2nd Lieutenant Richard W. Collins III Foundation moves forward as section 501(c)(3) organizationJones Day assisted The 2nd Lieutenant Richard W. Collins III Foundation in securing tax-exempt status as a section 501(c)(3) organization and implementing the policies it needs to raise funds and proceed with its work of building inclusion and eradicating hate.
  • Leading provider of cloud-based payment solutions conducts international data transfer impact assessmentJones Day assisted a leading provider of cloud-based payment solutions in conducting a data transfer impact assessment in relation to the flows of personal data involved in the provision of its services.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • 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