17th Annual Legal Reform Summit

U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform

Speaking Engagement | October.26.2016 | 8:30am - 5:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Rob McKenna, partner in Orrick's Public Policy Group, will be speaking at the upcoming 17th Annual Legal Reform Summit hosted by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform. This two-part engagement will delve into the future of data security and privacy liability. In his first appearance, Rob will moderate a panel discussion on the intersecting role that the government, state enforcers, and private industry play in the future of data security and privacy liability. For his second appearance, Rob will interview Bill McInturff, Partner and Co-Founder of Public Opinion Strategies, on insights into the Institute for Legal Reform's data privacy message testing results and their implications for future policy. More information on the event is located here.

CLE Credits Available: Y

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Practice:

  • Public Policy
  • Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Robert McKenna Partner Public Policy, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Seattle; Washington, D.C.

Robert M. McKenna, partner in Orrick's Seattle and Washington, D.C., offices, is co-head of the firm's Public Policy Group and co-founder of Orrick's Cyber Security & Data Privacy Group. A former Washington State Attorney General and President of the National Association of Attorneys General, Rob is accomplished in all areas of public policy, appellate law and investigations.

Rob represents a wide range of technology and other companies in matters involving litigation, appellate litigation, regulatory proceedings, state attorney general investigations, and legislative issues. His experience, stature and expertise add essential capabilities for clients seeking coordinated policy advocacy, regulatory compliance and litigation strategies in state capitols across the country and in Washington, D.C., where he has testified before Congress and assisted clients who have been called to testify before Congressional committees.

Rob served two terms as Attorney General of Washington, from 2005 to 2013. He successfully argued three cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and negotiated three of the largest consumer protection settlements in national history, all involving mortgage lending and servicing. He is a recognized leader in the development of data protection and privacy regulation. Rob was the first state Attorney General to build a computer forensics lab to collect evidence of Internet fraud, and passed one of the nation's first anti-spyware laws. He also served as President of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) where he co-launched the NAAG Intellectual Property Task Force to advance the national fight against counterfeiting and piracy.