Jennifer Coughlin (Moderator)
Jennifer Coughlin is a founding partner of Mullen Coughlin LLC, a law firm uniquely focused on providing tailored data privacy and incident response services to organizations of all sizes and sectors. She focuses her practice solely on providing first-party breach response and third-party privacy defense legal services.
Jenn has counseled hundreds of clients in investigating and responding to events compromising information and systems security, working closely with client resources, third-party forensic consulting experts and law enforcement to identify the nature and scope of a compromise. She relies on her knowledge of state, federal and international laws, as well as industry-specific guidance and standards, to assist organizations in identifying and complying with legal obligations to disclose the incident to certain audiences and provide certain services to impacted populations.
In addition, Jenn represents organizations in inquiries by regulators, including state attorneys general, state insurance departments, state health departments, the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office for Civil Rights.
Jenn also provides regulatory compliance and incident response planning services to organizations and assists clients in policy/procedure preparation, incident response planning, tabletop exercises and staff training, custom-tailored to the organization’s data privacy risks and industry-specific laws.