Anthony Stewart Earns Fellow of Information Privacy Designation

Hall Booth Smith (HBS) is pleased to announce that Anthony E. Stewart, an attorney in the Atlanta office, has earned the designation of Fellow of Information Privacy from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). This designation is reserved for experts in the privacy industry and signifies that Mr. Stewart has demonstrated a comprehensive knowledge of privacy law, privacy program management and essential data protection practices.  This credential is given to those that have focused mainly in the area of privacy, speak regularly on related topics and assist their clients with navigating the complexities of the privacy industry. The designation as a Fellow of Information Privacy also requires professional references and an in-depth review by IAPP’s certification department to confirm satisfaction of the program requirements.

The IAPP is the world’s largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community. Mr. Stewart is currently the only private practice attorney in Atlanta who has earned this designation.  Worldwide, only 752  professionals  have been awarded this designation.

“We congratulate Anthony on his achievements in acquiring advanced knowledge in the rapidly evolving area of information privacy law. Our clients greatly benefit from the leadership that Anthony and other HBS attorneys provide in key business matters that involve the intersection of policy, law and technology,” said data privacy and security practice group leader Richard Sheinis.

As a member of HBS’s data privacy and security practice group, Mr. Stewart works directly with companies to develop and implement data privacy and protection compliance programs, as well as data security incident response programs.  He also conducts data breach investigations, forensic analysis, breach notifications, and prepares and negotiates contracts involving technology or personal information