Counsel, Lathrop GPM
Michael is one of the leaders of the global privacy, cybersecurity, and data protection group at Lathrop GPM.
He is a member of an elite group of lawyers who have been recognized by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and the American Bar Association as a Privacy Law Specialist. In recognition of his passing examinations in the area of United States privacy laws and an advanced concentration in European data protection laws, standards, and practices, he has been awarded both the CIPP/US and CIPP/E certification by the IAPP. He also holds the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) certification from the IAPP in recognition of his ability to establish, maintain, and manage enterprise wide privacy programs that are fully compliant with all relevant privacy laws and regulations. The CIPM is recognized by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as the gold standard accreditation for information privacy professionals.
Michael is among a select group of lawyers who have also been designated a Fellow of Information Privacy by the IAPP. The designation signifies that he has demonstrated a heightened knowledge of privacy laws, privacy program management, and data protection practices with significant practical experience in these areas.