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Sussman Shank's Privacy & Data Security Area Launches Blog

Sussman Shank LLP is proud to announce the launch of our blog Tracking Data, the firm's newest resource dedicated to discussing news, updates, and in-depth analysis of developing privacy and data security issues affecting business in the Pacific Northwest and throughout the United States.

Tracking Data will be managed by Sussman Shank's Privacy and Data Security practice area, whose members have an understanding of, and experience in, counseling clients on issues related to data breaches and laws relating to finance, telecommunications, media, and internet privacy.  Our attorneys include seasoned litigators, corporate advisors, a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States (CIPP/US), and a co-author of the Proskauer on Privacy treatise (published by PLI). In creating this blog, our team is motivated to assist our clients and readers in proactively identifying, evaluating, and managing risks related to privacy and information security.

"The launch of Tracking Data gives us the opportunity to provide accessible content that not only informs, but enlightens our clients and friends on the cutting-edge challenges in cybersecurity," said Kristen Hilton, CIPP/US and a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. "We are excited to provide counsel and a comprehensive range of commentary on an important issue that affects all businesses." 

 

About Sussman Shank LLP  Founded in 1960 in Portland, Oregon, Sussman Shank is a full-service business, litigation, and commercial bankruptcy law firm with over 30 lawyers.  Our clients include public and private companies, government entities, institutions, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  Sussman Shank has once again been named one of the 2018 "100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon" by Oregon Business Magazine, marking our 12th year on the list. 

Lane Powell Again Named One of the Nation’s Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Lane Powell is proud to announce that it received, for the second year in a row, a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

According to Jill Long, Lane Powell’s Director of Professional Development and Diversity, “Our perfect score reflects Lane Powell’s commitment to not only foster inclusivity, but also our commitment to implement policies and practices that support equality. We are so proud to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for the second straight year. It is central to our firm values to be constantly striving for workplace equality and the recognition from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation is a true honor.”

The 2018 CEI report evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. Lane Powell’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria resulted in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

Lane Powell President Chuck Riley stated, “We are honored to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. As we celebrate our second straight year of receiving a perfect score, we continue to dedicate ourselves to creating a workplace where our people can thrive both personally and professionally.”

For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei

 

Lane Powell is a Pacific Northwest law firm with a national — and international — reach. Our approximately 200 attorneys are trusted advisors, counsel and advocates for individuals, small and large businesses, including Fortune 50 companies. Since 1875, clients have relied on Lane Powell’s exceptional legal acumen and forward-thinking approach to resolve their most complex business, litigation and regulatory challenges. lanepowell.com
 
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

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