Julie A. Hein

Associate

Cincinnati
T +1 513.852.2602
F +1 513.929.0303

Overview

Julie Hein focuses her practice on cybersecurity and on privacy and data protection, with a concentration on contracts. With a background in all aspects of litigation and having spent time developing a professional privacy and data protection law group, Julie has a wealth of knowledge regarding cybersecurity and client needs. She takes a personal interest in her clients’ positions, and represents clients with the most effective and efficient approaches. 

Select Experience

  • Represented a client in an employment contract case. Proved fraud and tampering with documents, resulted in a favorable outcome for the client. The judge required all parties to return post-trial to issue sanctions against the other party, but a post-trial settlement was achieved before sanctions were issued. 
  • Second chair in a construction contract and injury trial. Prepared and took witnesses; resulted in a favorable outcome for the client. 
  • Counsel at trial in a contract dispute over two intertwined contracts concerning the sale of medical records software. The matter lasted four years; took client witness and cross witness; resulted in a favorable outcome for the client, including pre- and post-judgment interest. 
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Experience

  • Represented a client in an employment contract case. Proved fraud and tampering with documents, resulted in a favorable outcome for the client. The judge required all parties to return post-trial to issue sanctions against the other party, but a post-trial settlement was achieved before sanctions were issued. 
  • Second chair in a construction contract and injury trial. Prepared and took witnesses; resulted in favor of the client. 
  • Counsel at trial in a contract dispute over two intertwined contracts concerning the sale of medical records software. The matter lasted four years; took client witness and cross witness; resulted in a favorable outcome for the client, including pre- and post-judgment interest. 

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association: Trustee (2015 to 2017)
    • Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee: Chair (2016 to 2017)
  • Cincinnati Bar Foundation (2013 to 2015)
  • American Inns of Court: Young Lawyer Liaison (2014 to 2016)

Community

  • Summit Country Day School: Mock Trial Advisor (2012 to 2017)
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Summertime Kids Committee

Pro Bono

  • Successfully tried a tenant/landlord eviction matter in Hamilton County, Cincinnati.

Prior Positions

  • Progressive Insurance Company: Law Clerk (2008 to 2009)

Admissions

  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 2009; Diane Ethics Award; Outstanding Woman Law Graduate Award; Student Bar Association, President
  • B.A., College of Mount St. Joseph, 2004

Blog

In The Blogs

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Data Privacy Monitor
Navigating the State Data Breach Laws? An Enhanced Resource is Available
By Julie A. Hein
September 21, 2018
In large security incidents, the differences among state breach notification laws usually do not come into play. In smaller matters, where individuals in only a few states are potentially affected, the differences sometimes result in...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Arizona Expands Its Data Breach Notification Statute
By Julie A. Hein, Anthony P. Valach
May 22, 2018
Effective August 1, 2018, the House Bill 2154 recently signed by the Arizona governor will expand the current Arizona data breach notification law. Following the trend of other states, the amended statute expands the definition of...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Canadian Breach Notification Requirements Take Effect November 1
By Julie A. Hein, Melinda L. McLellan
April 25, 2018
On April 18, 2018, the Canadian government published long-awaited Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations specifying the requirements for notifying the Office of the Privacy Commissioner and affected individuals of data breaches that...
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Data Privacy Monitor
The Weekly Privacy Rewind
By Julie A. Hein, Aaron R. Lancaster
April 11, 2018
Canada Data Breach Notification Provisions of PIPEDA Act Go Into Effect Nov. 1, 2018 • Pursuant to a March 26, 2018 Order in Council, the mandatory breach notification provisions of Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic...
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