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Kristen J. Mathews

Kristen J. Mathews


Kristen Mathews focuses her practice on data privacy and cybersecurity law and has done so since 1998, about as far back as the area of law has existed. Kristen is head of Proskauer’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Group, a highly specialized group of more than 30 lawyers across the globe whose impressive list of historical representative matters dates back to 1996. In this role, Kristen has undertaken important work, influencing the industry standards for consumer privacy and online behavioral advertising.

Kristen’s experience covers the entire landscape of privacy and cybersecurity matters within virtually all industries, with a special focus on retailers, financial institutions, health care, media and entertainment and technology. She has been accredited by International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) as a certified information privacy professional (CIPP) since 2005 and her practice has evolved and grown with the field over the years, always addressing the most cutting-edge technology and data protection issues that her clients face.

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HHS Issues HIPAA/HITECH Omnibus Final Rule Ushering in Significant Changes to Existing Regulations

“Sweeping changes” is how Leon Rodriquez, of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR), characterized the effect of the final omnibus Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rule published in the Federal Register on January 25, 2013 at 78 Fed. Reg. 5566 (Omnibus Rule). There can be no disputing … Continue Reading