Colton Driver focuses his practice on data privacy compliance and electronic discovery issues. He works with clients to craft and implement proactive privacy programs that allow for appropriate collection, use and sharing of data in the midst of ever-changing local and international privacy laws. Colton has significant experience counseling clients on compliance with various domestic and international privacy laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He also works with companies on effective data collection, processing and transfer strategies related to complex litigation.
Colton holds a CIPP/E certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). In addition, he is OneTrust certified, including multiple OneTrust expert-level certifications.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Colton was an associate at Nelson Mullins LLP where he was a part of the firm’s e-discovery and cybersecurity/data privacy practice groups.
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
The Sedona Conference — Working Group 11
DRI — Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
American Bar Association
South Carolina Bar Association
We serve as lead outside counsel for a global Fortune 500 media company negotiating data protection and privacy agreements and contractual terms, including for engagements of ad tech, security infrastructure, financial services, and clinical healthcare service providers, as well as advising on U.S. and international security and privacy regulations and self-regulatory framework compliance.
University of South Carolina School of Law — Dean’s Medallion (Valedictorian)
Order of the Wig and Robe — Chief Justice (2016), Associate Justice (2015)
South Carolina Law Review — Technology Editor
12 CALI Awards