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Westlaw Republishes Article by Laura Jehl, Sara Goldstein Regarding Push for Federal Data Privacy Law

News / September 21, 2018

A Data Privacy Monitor blog post from Partner Laura Jehl and Associate Sara Goldstein was reprinted by Westlaw on Sept. 20, 2018. The article, “Is a New Federal Data Privacy Law on the Horizon? The Tech Industry Sure Hopes So,” discusses the tech industry’s recent push for Congress to enact a federal-level data privacy law.

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