Heather Egan Sussman is Co-chair of Orrick’s Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation Practice. She focuses on privacy, cybersecurity and information management. Heather routinely guides clients through the existing patchwork of laws impacting privacy and cybersecurity around the globe. In the United States this includes advising on federal and state laws such as CCPA, FCRA, ECPA, TCPA, HIPAA, CAN-SPAM, GLBA, state breach-notification laws, and state data-security laws, as well as existing self-regulatory frameworks.
Outside of the United States she manages teams of talented counsel around the world to deliver seamless advice for clients that operate across many jurisdictional lines, developing comprehensive privacy and cybersecurity programs that address competing regulatory regimes. Heather also helps clients reduce the risk of privacy and security incidents, and in the event of a privacy or security breach, she helps companies respond. Heather is recognized by Chambers and The Legal 500 as a leader in her field.