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Brett Lawrence

Brett Lawrence
11215 North Community
House Road
Suite 750
Charlotte, NC 28277

Brett Lawrence is an Associate in our office in Charlotte, North Carolina, and focuses his practice on data privacy and cyber security issues, insurance coverage, and other general and professional liability matters.

Before joining HBS, Brett was a law clerk to the Honorable Lucy Inman of the North Carolina Court of Appeals in Raleigh where here drafted opinions, edited co-clerks’ opinions and advised Judge Inman on numerous cases involving estate law, use permits and auto insurance policies. He also served as a legal intern to the Honorable Loren A. Smith of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C.

Earlier in his career, he was a research assistant to Professor Timothy C. MacDonnell of Washington and Lee University School of Law, and a legal intern in the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office.

Brett earned a Juris Doctorate from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the Washington and Lee Law Review and the brief winner and oral advocacy semifinalist in the John W. Davis Appellate Advocacy Competition. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance at Florida Atlantic University.

ADMITTED

  • New York
  • North Carolina

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • B.A., Florida Atlantic University

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), International Association of Privacy Professionals

PUBLICATIONS

Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. 1. CCPA Regulations Effective as of March 15, 2021, California’s Office of Administrative Law approved additional California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) regulations. The
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. On March 5, 2021, the Federal District Court for the Northern District of California granted Walmart’s motion to dismiss the plaintiff’s
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. Brazil and the European Union recently issued further guidance on the procedures for handling and reporting a data breach. While Brazil finally
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. Ecuador may soon be another country to enact general data privacy legislation. Introduced in September 2019, Ecuador’s Data Protection Bill (the
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. On January 14, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit overturned a $4.348 million fine issued by
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. Last month, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) settled two allegations against two companies surrounding the unfair and deceptive use of facial
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Brett Lawrence is an Associate in our office in Charlotte, North Carolina, and focuses his practice on data privacy and cyber security issues, insurance coverage, and other general and professional liability matters.

Before joining HBS, Brett was a law clerk to the Honorable Lucy Inman of the North Carolina Court of Appeals in Raleigh where here drafted opinions, edited co-clerks’ opinions and advised Judge Inman on numerous cases involving estate law, use permits and auto insurance policies. He also served as a legal intern to the Honorable Loren A. Smith of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C.

Earlier in his career, he was a research assistant to Professor Timothy C. MacDonnell of Washington and Lee University School of Law, and a legal intern in the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office.

Brett earned a Juris Doctorate from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the Washington and Lee Law Review and the brief winner and oral advocacy semifinalist in the John W. Davis Appellate Advocacy Competition. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance at Florida Atlantic University.

ADMITTED

  • New York
  • North Carolina

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • B.A., Florida Atlantic University

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), International Association of Privacy Professionals

PUBLICATIONS

Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. 1. CCPA Regulations Effective as of March 15, 2021, California’s Office of Administrative Law approved additional California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) regulations. The
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. On March 5, 2021, the Federal District Court for the Northern District of California granted Walmart’s motion to dismiss the plaintiff’s
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. Brazil and the European Union recently issued further guidance on the procedures for handling and reporting a data breach. While Brazil finally
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. Ecuador may soon be another country to enact general data privacy legislation. Introduced in September 2019, Ecuador’s Data Protection Bill (the
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. On January 14, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit overturned a $4.348 million fine issued by
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. Last month, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) settled two allegations against two companies surrounding the unfair and deceptive use of facial
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