Latham teams honored for knocking out a proposed class action on behalf of CCC Intelligent Solutions Inc. and for securing the dismissal of a shareholder derivative suit for client Switch Inc.
Jennifer Howes is an associate in the San Diego and San Francisco offices of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Privacy & Cyber and Data & Technology Transactions Practices.
She advises clients across a range of industries on matters relating to technology and data, including global data privacy, cybersecurity, digital marketing, product development, and regulatory compliance.
Ms. Howes is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US and CIPP/E). She regularly provides strategic counselling on issues arising from the collection, use, sharing, and security of data, including when bringing new software or products to market, leveraging data in new ways, and complying with the CCPA, the GLBA, the GDPR, FTC requirements, and global digital marketing laws and frameworks. She also has substantial experience in complex M&A transactions, advising on privacy and data protection matters and conducting data privacy and cybersecurity diligence to assess potential liability, compliance, and integration issues. Additionally, she regularly assists clients in creating and implementing privacy policies and programs.
Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Howes was an associate at a leading law firm in New Zealand where she represented clients in privacy and employment related claims and advised on compliance with APAC data protection laws, health information privacy, consumer protection, and data security incident response. She has an LLM focused on data privacy and technology law from Columbia Law School, where she graduated as a James Kent Scholar. While at law school, she was a judicial extern for Magistrate Judge James L. Cott of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York and an extern at the Knight First Amendment Institute.