Stanton P. Burke

Associate

San Francisco
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Overview

Stanton Burke counsels clients on a broad range of regulatory matters, including data privacy, 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, management, and legal teams. His experience also includes analysis and application of GLBA, HIPAA, COPPA, CAN-SPAM, 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, negotiating commercial agreements, and providing legal risk mitigation strategies for products and services.

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 artificial intelligence (AI), data privacy, intellectual property, 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.
  • Led a data mapping exercise for a supplier of surveillance technology, including analyzing the processing of data to ensure compliance with biometric privacy laws, and briefing executives for meetings with regulators on the use of facial recognition technology.
  • 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.
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Experience

  • Operationalized 20+ CCPA and GDPR compliant privacy programs.
  • Led a data mapping exercise for a supplier of surveillance technology, including analyzing the processing of data to ensure compliance with biometric privacy laws, and briefing executives for meetings with regulators on the use of facial recognition technology.
  • 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 table top exercises for both a global bank and a large pipeline company.
  • Drafted memoranda for an 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

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 Bar admission pending]

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

In The Blogs

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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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