Wesley McCulloch focuses his practice on data privacy and security matters and routinely counsels clients on compliance with international, national and state privacy laws. He works with clients to establish data management, privacy and security programs that adhere to the constantly evolving privacy regulations, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), among others.
In addition, Wesley regularly advises clients on technology transactions, such as strategic alliances, licensing arrangements, and reseller arrangements.
Wesley is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) a distinction bestowed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). He is also certified in Health Care Compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA).
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Wesley was an associate at Nelson Mullins LLP. After law school, Wesley served as a law clerk to the Honorable Glen. H. Davidson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi and to the Honorable Joseph H. Loper, Jr. of the Fifth Circuit Court District of Mississippi. During law school, Wesley served as an intern for the Honorable Michael P. Mills of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi and for the Honorable David Sanders of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi.
International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP)
Mississippi Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of Northlane Capital Partners, a middle market private equity firm, in its acquisition of SAI MedPartners, a leading consultancy providing strategic insights and analytics to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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.
We provide ongoing counseling and assistance with U.S. and international data protection and privacy legal and regulatory compliance matters and contract negotiation for an international nonprofit association in a highly regulated industry, including updates and revisions to multiple privacy notices and policies for various audiences and stakeholders, negotiation of data protection, privacy and data rights terms in client and supplier agreements, implementation of data transfer mechanisms, and counseling with respect to information security and data management practices.
Mississippi Law Journal — Executive Articles Editor