Anna Butel helps clients navigate the ever-expanding legal landscape of privacy and data security matters. Anna stays up to date on legislative and regulatory developments at the state and federal levels, helping clients anticipate and accomplish their compliance goals efficiently. In her practice, Anna has updated privacy representations, advocated in state regulatory proceedings, and advised clients in launching new data-supported products in compliance with existing and forthcoming laws.
Anna is experienced in advising clients on requirements of state consumer privacy laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), Utah Consumer Privacy Act (UCPA), and the Connecticut Act Concerning Personal Data Privacy and Online Monitoring (CTPA). Anna also assists clients in understanding and complying with federal sector-specific laws, including the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), and the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) unfairness and deception authority. She advocates for clients before legislators and regulators, at the state and federal levels.
During law school, Anna served as a student advocate in Georgetown Law’s Communications and Technology Law Clinic, where her work advancing algorithmic and technological equity for people with disabilities earned the International Academy of Trial Lawyers’ Student Advocacy Award. For nearly her entire law school career, Anna worked as a research assistant to Professor Mary Hartnett, a co-author of the forthcoming authorized biography of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.