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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. and Alyssa J. Feliciano, Esq. On July 9, 2021, New York City’s biometric data law (the “Law”) became enforceable. The Law requires
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. On June 30, 2021, the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) issued new guidance on ransomware prevention. Noting the increase
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. On May 12, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an executive order to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and protect the federal government’s networks
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. On May 6, 2021, Microsoft announced it will allow its commercial and public sector customers in the European Union (“EU”) to
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. On April 14, 2021, the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) announced it had adopted two opinions in support of the draft UK
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
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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. and Alyssa J. Feliciano, Esq. On July 9, 2021, New York City’s biometric data law (the “Law”) became enforceable. The Law requires
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. On June 30, 2021, the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) issued new guidance on ransomware prevention. Noting the increase
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. On May 12, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an executive order to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and protect the federal government’s networks
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. On May 6, 2021, Microsoft announced it will allow its commercial and public sector customers in the European Union (“EU”) to
Written by: Brett Lawrence, Esq. On April 14, 2021, the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) announced it had adopted two opinions in support of the draft UK
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
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