Brooks Pierce Sponsors NC TECH State of Tech EXPONENTIAL Conference


Brooks Pierce proudly sponsors the NC TECH Association’s State of Tech EXPONENTIAL conference on June 12-13 at the Raleigh Convention Center. Brooks Pierce will present the breakout session panel discussion, “The Value of Data Privacy – Exploring the Cost + Benefits,” moderated by partner Will Quick. Panelists include Anthony Bolan, Chief Information Security Officer at Tangible Security, David Hoover, Chief Information Security Officer at Validic, Caryn Woodruff, Director of Technology at IBM Systems Technology Lifecycle Services and Jamie Yu, Information Security Architect at Cisco.

With over 600 members, NC TECH is the statewide trade association for technology companies. State of Tech EXPONENTIAL is its largest annual content-oriented conference. Brooks Pierce is a long-time member of NC TECH, and our attorneys represent a number of the state’s leading technology companies. Partner Ed Turlington has served as State Government Counsel to NC TECH since 2005 and, along with colleague Drew Moretz, advocates for the industry before the legislative and executive branches. These efforts include supporting funding for broadband internet in schools and businesses, working to improve technology procurement laws and helping write a state law to discourage litigation abuse by patent trolls.

Quick has a diverse litigation and regulatory practice, representing businesses and local governments in trial and appellate matters and before state agencies in North and South Carolina. He has a particular focus on litigating individual and class action claims involving violations of state consumer privacy protection statutes and federal privacy laws ranging from the Telephone Consumer Protection Act to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. Quick also advises clients on the design and implementation of privacy compliance programs and assists businesses with their response and notification obligations following data security incidents, including ransomware attacks. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Privacy and Information Security Law from the North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

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