Allaire Monticollo advises clients on U.S. and international privacy and security requirements. Allaire tracks and analyzes emerging legislation and advocates for clients in comment submissions to Congress, state attorneys general, and federal and state agencies. She also counsels trade associations and private companies on compliance with laws and regulations, including state data breach notification laws, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act (CAN-SPAM). She actively monitors California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) developments and assists with compliance counseling in advance of the CCPA's enforcement date.
In addition to advising on federal and state data privacy regulations, Allaire counsels clients on advertising self-regulatory principles and codes of conduct, including the Digital Advertising Alliance Self-Regulatory Principles and the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) Guidelines for Ethical Business Practice. Allaire has also assisted with government investigations by Congress and state attorneys general.
During law school, Allaire served as an intern in the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Virginia, where she wrote motions, sentencing positions, statements of fact, and other documents for submission to the court. Earlier, she was a paralegal in the Commercial Licensing Department of a business intelligence company, where she drafted and negotiated software licensing contracts with private and public entities.