As Mullen Coughlin LLC continues to grow, we are proud to welcome Elizabeth (Liz) Dill, CIPP/US to the firm as a Senior Partner and Katie Butler, CIPP/US, CIPP/E as a Partner. Liz will practice remotely from Virginia and Katie remotely in Arkansas. The addition of both Liz and Katie further strengthen the Mullen Coughlin team and solidifies Mullen Coughlin as the largest U.S. firm exclusively dedicated to counseling organizations in cybersecurity compliance and training and representing them during data privacy and security incidents and any subsequent litigation or regulatory investigation.
Liz received her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Villanova University School of Law and is an experienced data privacy and security attorney who previously served as Vice-Chair of her former firm’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice. She routinely counsels clients in the healthcare, financial services, education and non-profit industries in all facets of incident response and data privacy and security, including with the preparation of incident response plans and compliance with state, federal and international regulatory authorities. She also holds a U.S. Certified Information Privacy Professionals (CIPP/US) credential from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Katie earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas School of Law and since then has represented technology industry clients in data privacy and security matters ranging from developing incident response plans and incorporating “privacy-by-design” into new technologies, to facilitating third-party responses to data privacy and security incidents. Katie holds both a U.S. Certified Information Privacy Professionals (CIPP/US) and Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) credential from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
With experience in handling over twenty thousand data privacy and security events on behalf of organizations of all sizes, across all industry sectors and in all geographic locations, Mullen Coughlin has over 90 experienced attorneys uniquely and solely dedicated to providing bespoke counsel relating to pre-event compliance and planning, data privacy and security event investigation and response, regulatory investigation defense and single-plaintiff and class action litigation defense.