Joelle Hupp counsels clients on a range of information management issues, including data privacy compliance and information governance. Her practice involves advising on compliance with domestic and international privacy regulations, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ever-evolving domestic privacy frameworks. Joelle regularly drafts and negotiates data privacy and security contract provisions and analyzes contracts to ensure compliance with local and international privacy laws. Additionally, Joelle routinely assists with enterprise-wide acceptable use policies and network management protocols in the context of data mapping, processing, and migration.
Joelle also has years of experience advising Fortune 50 and Fortune 100 companies across information governance and electronic discovery ecosystems, including managing internal investigations and data target identification strategies, and formalizing strategy in relation to data disposition, retention and disclosures.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Joelle was an associate at Nelson Mullins LLP where she was a part of the firm’s cybersecurity/data privacy and e-discovery practice groups.
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
DRI — Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee-Publications, Vice-Chair
Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women
American Bar Association
Lawyers’ Association for Women
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Women in E-Discovery
Representation of Integrated Polymer Solutions, Inc. (“IPS”), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management and a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered elastomeric components across the commercial aerospace, defense, medical, semiconductor, and other specialty industrial markets, in its acquisition of AkroFire, LLC, which designs and manufactures highly-engineered, elastomeric, fire seal solutions and cargo bay repairs for the business jet, commercial aerospace, and defense aerospace markets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of ClearTrack Information Network, a 22-year-old supplier of supply chain management software and services, in its sale to MercuryGate International, a transportation management and logistics solutions provider. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Prairie Capital’s portfolio company Family Allergy & Asthma, an allergy medical practice headquartered in Louisville, KY, in its Physician Practice Management transaction with Asthma and Allergy Associates of Florida, an allergy and asthma medical practice in Flordia. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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