Greenberg Traurig’s Ian C. Ballon to Speak on Data Breach Litigation and Mega Privacy Actions at ACI’s 14th Annual Legal and Compliance Forum

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Greenberg Traurig’s Ian C. Ballon to Speak on Data Breach Litigation and Mega Privacy Actions at ACI’s 14th Annual Legal and Compliance Forum

Ian C. Ballon, a shareholder with the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is scheduled to speak at the 14th Annual Legal and Compliance Forum on Privacy & Security of Consumer and Employee Information. The program, hosted by the American Conference Institute (ACI), will take place Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 and Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at the Washington Plaza Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Ballon will be speaking on Friday at 11:45 a.m. on the topic “Litigation Update: The Latest in Data Breach Litigation and Mega Privacy Actions, Including TCPA and Texting Cases.” His speech will focus on litigation trends, including his experience successfully defending major data privacy and TCPA putative class action suits.    According to the ACI website, the forum will provide proactive strategies for compliance and the latest privacy regulations, laws, and best practices for safeguarding the information of consumers and employees. To register for the program, please click here.

An Internet litigator, Ballon has served as lead counsel in many cutting edge Internet cases, including the defense of data privacy, behavioral advertising and TCPA putative class action suits.

Ballon, who splits his time between the firm's Silicon Valley and Los Angeles offices, is the author of West’s best selling four-volume legal treatise, E-Commerce and Internet Law: Treatise With Forms 2d Edition (Thomson West 2014 Cum. Supp., and the earlier first edition, which has been cited in state and federal court opinions. He is also the author of The Complete CAN-SPAM Act Handbook (West 2008) and The Complete State Security Breach Notification Compliance Handbook (West 2009). Ballon also serves as Executive Director of Stanford University Law School's Center for E-Commerce. Ballon, who holds the CIPP/US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), is listed by Chambers in the areas of data privacy. He has also been recognized as one of the Top 100 lawyers in California and Top 75 IP litigators by The San Francisco and Los Angeles Daily Journal.

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S. For additional information, please visit

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