- Privacy & Data Protection
- Compliance for Risk Management
- Insurance & Reinsurance
- Regulatory & Transactional Services
|University ||Mount Holyoke College, B.A., 2005|
|Law School||University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2009|
International Association of Privacy Professionals
|Born||Hartford, Connecticut, 1981|
Karen advises companies in various industries regarding privacy and data security matters, including breach response, preparation of corporate privacy and data security policies and procedures, vendor contracts, and compliance with data collection, retention, use and disclosure restrictions pursuant to U.S. state and federal law. Karen also assists clients with respect to insurance regulatory and compliance matters and general corporate matters.
•Karen has assisted clients in responding to data breaches ranging in size and scope by guiding the process of forensic analysis, conducting the required legal and regulatory analysis, preparing the required notifications to affected individuals, governmental agencies, law enforcement, the payment card industry and the media, and responding to follow up inquiries from regulators.
•Karen has assisted companies in various industries in designing privacy and data security policies for risk mitigation and compliance with state and federal law including website privacy policies and terms of service.
•Karen has assisted companies in various industries, including retailers, with strategies for compliance with data collection restrictions.
•Karen has advised clients regarding privacy and data security compliance in connection with outsourcing.
•Karen assisted with the formation, licensure and merger of the first two Connecticut captive insurers.
Formation of Second Captive Insurance Company
In 2013, Edwards Wildman Lawyers in Hartford and New York represented, Stanley Black & Decker in its formation of the second Connecticut captive insurance company.
Formation of First Captive Insurance Company
In 2012 Edwards Wildman lawyers in New York and Hartford acted as legal counsel for Thomson Reuters in the formation of the first captive insurance company in the State of Connecticut.
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - New California Requirements Shake Up Breach Notification and Data Safeguards
Writing for Law360, Edwards Wildman Quartet Analyzes What Makes Florida's New Data Breach Law Unique
July 1, 2014
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - Major Amendments to Florida Breach Notification Statute: Unique Requirements and Short Deadlines Take Effect July 1
Florida Amends Breach Notification Statute Effective July 1, including Unique Requirements and Short Deadlines Digilaw Blog
June 23, 2014
SEC Focus on Cyber Risk Continues, as Commissioner Calls on Corporate Boards to Oversee Cybersecurity Digilaw Blog
June 18, 2014
SEC Focus on Cyber Risk Continues, as Commissioner Calls on Corporate Boards to Oversee Cybersecurity Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
June 13, 2014
CFPB's Proposed Amendment to Regulation P would allow Financial Institutions that Limit Data-Sharing to post Annual GLB Privacy Notices Online Digilaw Blog
May 15, 2014
Update: CT Captive Insurance Amendments Effective October 1, 2014 Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
May 14, 2014
CFPB's Proposed Amendment to Regulation P Would Allow Financial Institutions That Limit Data-Sharing to Post Annual GLB Privacy Notices Online Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
May 12, 2014
CT Seeks to Amend Captive Insurance Law in Continued Effort to Attract Captives Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
May 6, 2014
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New California Requirements Shake Up Breach Notification and Data Safeguards
Karen L. Booth,Karen L. Booth,Ellen Marie Giblin,Ellen Marie Giblin,Laurie A. Kamaiko,Laurie A. Kamaiko,Mark E. Schreiber,Mark E. Schreiber,Thomas J. Smedinghoff,Thomas J. Smedinghoff, October 28, 2014
Recent amendments to California statutes governing breach notification and data safeguards impose new obligations by: (1) enhancing breach notification requirements relating to offerings of “identity theft prevention and mitigation services”; (2) expanding the statutory requirement to...
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