Claire M. Blakey is an associate in the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on regulatory compliance, incident response and remediation, and advising clients on privacy and cybersecurity risks in complex M&A transactions and other commercial agreements.
Claire counsels clients on numerous privacy and security laws and standards, including the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act), the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), biometric privacy laws, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), CAN-SPAM, and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). She also counsels US-based companies on the applicability of international privacy laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Claire also has extensive experience guiding clients through the aftermath of data breaches, including working with forensic investigators to evaluate potential breaches, assessing and complying with legal notification requirements, engaging with law enforcement, responding to regulatory inquiries, and building litigation defenses.
In addition, Claire maintains an active pro bono practice assisting nonprofits with privacy compliance, and she is on the team of Paul Hastings attorneys developing a model act for police disciplinary review that can be adopted by states legislatures and municipalities across the country.
Moody’s Corporation to Acquire Regulatory DataCorp
January 24, 2020
Don’t Feed the Fish: COVID-19 Phishing Scams and Malware Attacks
April 24, 2020
PH COVID-19 Client Alert Series: Data Protection Issues
March 04, 2020
CCPA: My Business Isn’t Based In California – Should I Be Taking Action?
November 11, 2019
CCPA Amendment Effort Largely Fizzles Out: Only Modest Changes Enacted (But Employment Info Is Granted a Partial One-Year Reprieve)
September 16, 2019
The CCPA and COPPA: Looking for the “Betwixt and Between”
September 10, 2019