Overview

Julie Hess is a partner in the Philadelphia office of the Constangy Cyber Team. She assists clients in responding to all types of data security incidents by conducting initial assessments of the issues and helping to facilitate the necessary resources to effectively contain, investigate and remediate the incident. In addition, she evaluates the client’s consumer and regulatory reporting requirements under applicable state, federal and international laws and works with the client to address any legal reporting obligations that may arise as a result.

As a former Assistant District Attorney and Special Assistant United States Attorney, Julie has substantial litigation experience. She has investigated and prosecuted a wide variety of criminal cases, working closely with various law enforcement agencies at both the state and federal level. Based on her prior experience as an eData Attorney, Julie worked on complex data mining projects involving internal corporate investigations and corporate documents providing her with valuable insight into data mining techniques used to identify relevant facts. Julie holds the CIPP/US credentials.

Professional & Civic Associations

Associations

  • American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Cybersecurity Data Privacy Section member

Certifications

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) for United States law (US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age, Harvard University, 2020

News & Analysis

Speaking Engagements & Industry Publications

Co-Author, “How to Educate Yourself in an Increasingly Digital World,” American Bar Association’s (ABA) Young Lawyer’s Division blog, June 11, 2021

Education

Albany Law School

  • J.D.

Notre Dame Law Center, London, England

  • Certificate of Achievement

Brown University

  • B.S., Psychology

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court
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Here we grow again! Constangy is pleased to welcome 32 experienced attorneys in a significant expansion of the firm’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice. The attorneys who will be joining the Constangy Cyber Team are located across 17 cities in 12 states, and are driving the opening of new offices for Constangy in Baltimore, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Portland, Seattle and Washington, D.C. To learn more about the Constangy Cyber Team, click here.