Stanton P. Burke

Associate

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Overview

Stanton Burke counsels clients on a broad range of regulatory matters, including data privacy, data integrity, cybersecurity and incident response. Stanton has advised clients regarding compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), coordinating correspondence among client business, IT, HR, management, and legal teams. This includes conducting data mapping interviews, advising on cross-border data transfers, assessing the value of data, implementing consumer and employee privacy policies, building data subject request portals, and developing incident response plans. His experience also includes analysis and application of GLBA, HIPAA, COPPA, FCRA, state biometric privacy laws, and other U.S. state and federal privacy and data security requirements and global data protection laws. Stanton also has experience advising clients on intellectual property and technology transactions, and providing legal risk mitigation strategies for deploying artificial intelligence (AI).

Before joining Baker Hostetler, Stanton was an associate in the San Francisco office of an international law firm, and the Washington D.C. office of Microsoft where he advised executives and attorneys on AI, data privacy, and telecommunications. During law school, Stanton served as a Law Clerk for Commissioner Clyburn at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and also worked on the Global Policy Development team at Facebook.

Stanton is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), holding the EU data protection certification (CIPP/E) granted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

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  • Operationalized 20+ CCPA and GDPR compliant privacy programs for clients across all industries.
  • Advised a global e-commerce platform on the business and legal risks when deploying AI models for various use cases.
  • Led a data mapping exercise for a supplier of surveillance technology, including analyzing the data processing activities company-wide to ensure compliance with biometric privacy laws, and briefing executives for meetings with regulators on the use of facial recognition technology.
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Experience

  • Operationalized 20+ CCPA and GDPR compliant privacy programs for clients across all industries.
  • Advised a global e-commerce platform on the business and legal risks when deploying AI models for various use cases.
  • Led a data mapping exercise for a supplier of surveillance technology, including analyzing the data processing activities company-wide to ensure compliance with biometric privacy laws, and briefing executives for meetings with regulators on the use of facial recognition technology.
  • Led a data mapping exercise for a grocery delivery service covering the processing of personal information of its employees and contractors to ensure compliance with the CCPA and PIPEDA.
  • Advised two multinational companies on the privacy and cybersecurity aspects of their return to work (RTW) strategies, including evaluating the business and legal risks of various RTW solutions and vendors for facial recognition, temperature scanning, network surveillance, CCTV, and other employee monitoring and contact tracing methods.
  • Guided both a clean air management platform and a vehicle maintenance platform on the proper collection and processing of personal information in their respective AI-based solutions.
  • Drafted vendor addendums and data security agreements for a point-of-sale financing company.
  • Assisted a retailer in response to a cyberattack resulting in the compromise of ~75,000 users’ data triggering notice to state Attorneys General, merchant banks, vendors, and requiring outside forensics.
  • Developed training and tabletop exercises for a global bank, a large pipeline company, and an e-commerce platform.
  • Drafted memoranda for a large airline, classifying incident types and analyzing risk of harm.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional – Europe (CIPP/E)

Memberships

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • California Lawyers Association, Antitrust, UCL, and Privacy Section
  • California Association of Black Lawyers

Prior Positions

  • Microsoft, Inc.: Associate, Corporate and Legal Affairs
  • Facebook, Inc.: Associate, Global Policy Development
  • Federal Communications Commission: Law Clerk, Commissioner Clyburn

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • California

Education

  • LL.M., Law, Technology & Entrepreneurship, Cornell Law School, 2019
  • J.D., Howard University School of Law, 2017
  • B.S.B.A., Trinity University, 2012

Blog

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Data Counsel
CCPA Final Regulations, with a Few Unexpected Changes
By Taylor A. Bloom, Stanton P. Burke, Kyle R. Fath, Alan L. Friel, Jeewon K. Serrato, Catrina W. Wang
August 19, 2020
On Friday, August 14, 2020, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced approval by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) of final regulations (Final Regs) under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Proposed final...
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Data Counsel
California AG Begins CCPA Enforcement
By Stanton P. Burke, Andreas T. Kaltsounis, Jeewon K. Serrato
July 16, 2020
Last week, the International Association of Privacy Professionals hosted a keynote session with Stacey Schesser, supervising deputy attorney general (AG) of the California Department of Justice, to discuss the July 1 start of the AG’s...
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