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Amanda Harvey

Partner
1452 Hughes Road, Suite 200
Grapevine, TX 76051

Office: (267) 930-1697

Education

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2004, cum laude

Southern Methodist University
Bachelor of Arts, 2001, cum laude

Georgetown University
Engalitcheff Institute for Comparative Political and Economic Systems, 1999

Admission

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Practice Areas

Certifications/Licenses

  • U.S. Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)

 

Amanda Harvey is a Partner at Mullen Coughlin and focuses her practice on providing organizations of all sizes and from every industry sector in first-party breach response and third-party privacy defense legal services. Ms. Harvey guides clients through all stages of responding to, or preparing for, a data security incident, ranging from the initial discovery to inquiries from regulators, law enforcement and the media. Ms. Harvey has counseled hundreds of clients in investigating and responding to an event compromising information and systems security, working closely with client resources, third-party forensic consulting experts and law enforcement to identify the nature and scope of a compromise. She advises clients on their legal notice and compliance responsibilities required by state, federal and international law, as well as those stemming from industry-specific standards, ethical obligations and by contract.

Ms. Harvey has represented numerous organizations, including healthcare centers, healthcare treatment providers, financial institutions, hospitality providers, online and brick-and-mortar retailers, hotels and other professional services providers in inquiries by regulators, including state attorneys general, state insurance departments, state health departments, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office for Civil Rights. She also represents these companies in single-plaintiff and class action litigation stemming from data privacy and security incidents. Her experience of over a decade of handling complex litigation has prepared her to successfully litigate matters within the designated timeframe and budget, oftentimes providing innovative legal strategies to negotiate disputes with minimal disruption to the organization’s business and reputation.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS & PRESENTATIONS

  • “Cyber 101,” Explore Healthcare Summit 2021, Norman, OK, August 27, 2021
  • “Department of Insurance Data Breach Notification Requirements,” Continuing Legal Education, Dallas, TX, July 2021
  • “What Is A Cybersecurity Legal Practice,” Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) – Phoenix, Virtual, June 15, 2021
  • “Women in Leadership Spotlight,” Dallas, TX, September 2020
  • “Coronavirus, COVID-19 Cyber Risks and Insurance,” CRC Group, Podcast, April 2020
  • “Cybersecurity: Update,” Texas Association of Defense Counsel Winter Seminar, February 2020
  • “Texas Updates Breach Notification Requirements,” November 2019
  • “To Improve Data Breach Response, Follow These Steps,” CRC Group, November 2019
  • “Best Practice: Breach Response and Regulatory Compliance,” Insurance Business America, Podcast, Fall 2019

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Texas Super Lawyers (2021)
  • D Magazine “Best Lawyer” (2021)
  • William “Mac” Taylor American Inn of Court