Elise R. Elam


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Elise Elam's passion for technology is the driving force behind her digital risk advisory and cybersecurity practice. Bridging the gap between legal, business and information technology, she provides clients with a thorough, comprehensive view of their complex cybersecurity and privacy matters. Notably, she aides clients in preparing for and responding to data breach incidents. She also advises on data privacy risks and regulations, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Elise previously served as a member of the team serving as counsel to the court-appointed Trustee under the Securities Investor Protection Act in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, LLC, analyzing documents for responsiveness and relevance. By combining her experience handling complex challenges and her understanding of data privacy management, Elise positions clients to knowledgeably protect their digital assets.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • Certified Information Privacy Professional – United States (CIPP/US)
  • Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)
  • Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)


  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Cincinnati KnowledgeNet Chapter: Young Privacy Professional
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association


  • The Children's Home of Cincinnati, Ambassador Board
  • Covington Latin School, Alumni Association Board: Vice President/President Elect
  • The Hyde Park Center for Older Adults (2017 to 2019)
    • Board Member
    • Secretary of Board
    • Personnel Committee Chair

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Jody M. Luebbers, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas: Judicial Law Clerk


  • Ohio
  • Kentucky


  • M.S., Information Technology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2019
  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2011; Institute of Law & Psychiatry Fellow; George A. Dornette Professional Responsibility/Ethics Award Recipient; Frederick H. Braun and Carol S. Friel Scholarship Recipient; The Ohio Innocence Project
  • B.A., University of Cincinnati, 2008; cum laude