Jami Vibbert Joins Venable’s National Privacy and Data Security Practice in New York

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Ms. Vibbert brings nearly a decade of experience counseling on data security, data protection, risk management issues, and complex litigation


New York, NY (January 4, 2017) – Venable LLP, an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm, announced today that it is expanding its nationally recognized Privacy and Data Security practice with the addition of Jami Mills Vibbert as counsel in the New York office. Ms. Vibbert joins from a solo practice after beginning her legal career at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP.

Ms. Vibbert advises and counsels clients on matters related to data security, data protection, and risk management issues. She conducts comprehensive data security risk assessments and gap analyses, as well as develops and implements data risk solutions and comprehensive breach prevention and incident response programs. She also assists clients on a wide variety of complex litigation, including incident response investigations and litigation, focusing on the healthcare and financial institution industries.

"Recent news demonstrates just how serious privacy and data protection issues are for everyone, ranging from individuals to the largest companies in the world," said Stuart P. Ingis, co-head of Venable's Privacy and Data Security practice and the firm's Chair-Elect. "Our clients are faced with this reality every day, and they are looking to us for the best approach to protect them and help them navigate this complex issue. Jami has the experience and fortitude needed to dig down into her clients' industries to understand their unique challenges and provide practical guidance."

Commenting on her move to Venable, Ms. Vibbert said, "Venable has built one of the premiere privacy and data security practices in the country, with an incredibly strong and deep bench of talent. The firm's emphasis on risk assessment was a big draw and natural fit for my practice. I'm thrilled to be getting in on the ground floor as this top-tier practice expands into the New York market."

At Venable, Ms. Vibbert joins a pioneering data privacy practice that is one of the deepest in the United States. Consistently recognized among the leading firms by Chambers USA and Legal 500, the group is a past winner of the Chambers USA Award for Excellence.

"Through a commitment to smart and steady growth by attracting the most talented attorneys in their fields, Venable has built a strong New York presence with over 90 attorneys," said Matthew T. McLaughlin, partner-in-charge of Venable's New York office. "The next step in that growth is a focus on the issues our clients face when it comes to data security, a timely issue, in particular, for the NY financial services community, which will soon face the state mandated deadline to establish safeguards against cyberattacks. We look forward to the opportunities this vital practice brings to our clients and welcome Jami to the team."

Ms. Vibbert earned her J.D., graduating magna cum laude, from Tulane University School of Law in 2007 and her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2000.

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Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia. The firm has more than 600 attorneys who serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs.