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Greensfelder attorney earns information privacy professional credential

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., announced that Lauren A. Daming, an attorney in the firm’s St. Louis office, has earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) credential in the United States through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

“We congratulate Lauren on her achievement in privacy law as a Certified Information Privacy Professional who helps our clients in broad applications where privacy concerns intersect with the workplace,” said Greensfelder President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin T. McLaughlin.

Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CIPP/US designates professionals who demonstrate a strong foundation in U.S. private-sector privacy laws and regulations and an understanding of the legal requirements for the responsible transfer of sensitive personal data to/from the United States, the European Union, and other jurisdictions. The IAPP is the world’s largest association of privacy professionals with more than 65,000 members across 151 countries.

A member of Greensfelder’s Employment & Labor and Electronic Information Management practice groups, Daming counsels clients regarding the many privacy issues that affect employers. Her experience includes advising and representing clients in privacy-related employment litigation on topics involving privacy torts; pre-employment concerns such as background checks, drug testing, and best practices for interviewing candidates; medical screenings and employer obligations under the ADA and GINA; employee monitoring and surveillance; and employee data collection, such as issues involving the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, biometric information, and facial recognition technology.

She also handles complex litigation matters, including those involving intensive electronic discovery aspects. In addition, Daming represents employers facing issues related to discrimination, leave and accommodations, wage and hour issues, employee benefits, and traditional labor issues.

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., founded in 1895, is a full-service law firm with offices in St. Louis, Chicago and Belleville.

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