Jennifer C.Everett

Partner

Washington + 1.202.879.5494

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.

Experience

  • Parker divests its Aircraft Wheel and Brake divisionJones Day advised Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH, “Parker”), the global leader in motion and control technologies, in the divestiture of its Aircraft Wheel and Brake Division, located in Avon, Ohio, to Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN) for $440 million.
  • Avient acquires DSM Protective Materials businessJones Day advised Avient Corporation (NYSE: AVNT), a leading provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions, in the $1.485 billion acquisition and financing 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.
  • Avient divests distribution business to H.I.G. CapitalJones Day is advising Avient Corporation in the $950 million sale of its Distribution business to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital.
  • Nordson Corporation acquires CyberOptics CorporationJones Day is advising Nordson Corporation in the acquisition of CyberOptics Corporation, a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-precision 3D optical sensing technology solutions.
  • Owens Corning acquires Natural PolymersJones Day advised Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) in the acquisition of Natural Polymers, LLC, an innovative manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam insulation for building and construction applications.
  • NerdWallet acquires On The Barrelhead for $120 millionJones Day advised NerdWallet, Inc. (Nasdaq: NRDS), a platform that provides financial guidance to consumers and small- and mid-sized businesses, in its acquisition of On the Barrelhead, Inc. for total consideration of $120 million, consisting of approximately $70 million in cash and $50 million in NerdWallet Class A common stock.
  • Infobase receives majority investment from Northlane Capital PartnersJones Day represented Centre Lane Partners, LLC in connection with the majority investment from Northlane Capital Partners in Infobase.
  • Polaris sells Transamerican Auto Parts business to Wheel ProsJones Day is representing Polaris Inc. in the sale of its Transamerican Auto Parts business to Wheel Pros, a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of proprietary branded aftermarket vehicle enhancements for light trucks, SUVs, passenger cars, and ATVs/UTVs, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
  • ACI Worldwide divests corporate online banking solutionsJones Day is advising ACI Worldwide, Inc. in the $100 million divestiture of its corporate online banking solutions to One Equity Partners.
  • 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.
  • 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