Brittany A. Yantis

Associate

Washington, D.C.
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Overview

As a dedicated and well-rounded attorney, Brittany Yantis’ practice spans litigation, transactions and regulatory enforcement. She has advised clients on issues related to discovery management processes, data privacy, records and information governance, and technology application.

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  • Represents corporate clients in a variety of complex commercial and data privacy litigation matters in state and federal courts.
  • Assists organizations in developing, implementing and maintaining privacy programs and compliance with state and federal privacy legislations, including the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA).
  • Counsels numerous clients on information governance practices and strategy and related compliance issues, including developing and implementing record retention policies, litigation holds and related policies and materials.
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Experience

  • Represents corporate clients in a variety of complex commercial and data privacy litigation matters in state and federal courts.
  • Assists organizations in developing, implementing and maintaining privacy programs and compliance with state and federal privacy legislations, including the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA).
  • Counsels numerous clients on information governance practices and strategy and related compliance issues, including developing and implementing record retention policies, litigation holds and related policies and materials.
  • Works directly with in-house counsel to draft and negotiate vendor agreements, including privacy-related contractual clauses and data protection/data processing agreements regarding the handling of personal data.
  • Works on a variety of litigation matters in connection with BakerHostetler’s role as counsel to Trustee Irving H. Picard for the SIPA liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
  • Manages complex document discovery for a client involved in both state and federal litigation. Drafted and updated various document review protocols and provided advice on discovery-related issues.
  • Assisted with discovery management and strategy, focusing on privilege issues, for a healthcare company involved in multidistrict federal litigation and multistate attorneys general investigation.
  • Drafted articles focused on social media and related ethical considerations.

Recognitions and Memberships

Prior Positions

  • Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
    • Office of Field Operations, Immigration Advisory Program: Management and Program Analyst (2014 to 2017)
    • Office of Chief Counsel: Legal Intern (2016)

Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2018, cum laude; American Criminal Law Review, Annual Survey of White Collar Crime Editor
  • B.A. (Political Science), B.S. (Psychology), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2014, summa cum laude