Leading Privacy Lawyer Becky Burr Joins HWG
WASHINGTON, DC – Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP is pleased to announce that Becky Burr, the former Chief Privacy Officer and Deputy General Counsel of Neustar, Inc., has joined the firm as a partner.
“We are thrilled to welcome Becky, who has spent more than two decades at the forefront of privacy and consumer protection law, to the firm,” said Scott Blake Harris, Chairman of Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis. “Our already strong privacy practice grows tremendously with her addition.”
Prior to joining Neustar, Ms. Burr was a partner at WilmerHale and was recognized by Chambers USA as a nationwide leader in privacy and data security. Ms. Burr has served in senior roles at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration at the U.S Department of Commerce, where she was responsible for implementation of privacy and internet governance frameworks, and the Federal Trade Commission. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
“I am excited to join Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis and to expand the firm’s strong privacy and data security practice,” said Ms. Burr. “The firm has a tremendous commitment to helping innovative clients tackle their most complex legal issues. It’s a natural fit for my practice and commitment to counseling companies on evolving and increasingly complicated privacy and consumer protection issues.”
Ms. Burr earned a B.A. with Honors in American Studies from Yale University and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center.
About Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis
For more than 20 years, HWG has advised innovative organizations and individuals on complex legal issues. With deep roots in the communications industry, HWG has built its reputation by successfully representing clients before government agencies, in nuanced business transactions, and in complex disputes and litigation. HWG attorneys include senior leaders and former government officials with experience in industries and on legal issues critical to our clients. For more information on the firm, please visit hwglaw.com.