Julie is a member of the Constangy Cyber Team based in the Denver office. Julie assists clients in creating and tailoring their data privacy and security programs to achieve compliance and manage risk. Julie conducts privacy program audits and gap analyses, develops policies and procedures, negotiates and drafts agreements, and trains executives, compliance personnel and other workforce members on data privacy and cyber incident readiness. Using business-centered and creative solutions to privacy issues, Julie serves as a practical and trusted advisor to clients on a wide variety of state, federal and international laws and regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”), the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), the Telephone Consumer Privacy Act (“TCPA”), the Colorado Privacy Act (“CPA”), the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”). In addition, Julie counsels clients in all facets of security incident response, coaching clients through cyber-related crises from discovery to resolution and remediation, and representing clients in resulting regulatory investigations and pre-litigation matters.
Julie’s background in defending clients in government investigations, regulatory enforcement proceedings, and complex business litigation provides invaluable perspective in her current practice. She has defended businesses, boards of directors, and individuals in complex commercial disputes and civil and criminal investigations by the Securities Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Department of Justice involving claims of commodities fraud, money laundering, wire and mail fraud, public corruption, health care fraud, U.S. trade sanctions violations, securities fraud, and international bribery.
Julie earned her J.D. from The University of Michigan Law School in 2011 and received her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan in 2006.
Honors & Recognitions
Selected to the “Rising Stars,” Business Litigation list, New York Super Lawyers (2014-2017)
- Guided over 100 clients in all business sectors through data security and cyber incidents including network intrusions, encryption and ransomware attacks, business email compromises, and internal threats.
- Trained over 25 groups of executives and company leadership on cybersecurity and data privacy including performing tabletop exercises to test incident response procedures in a simulated crisis situation.
- Drafted privacy policies and disclosures as well as data processing agreements for entities in the private and public sector.
- Performed privacy program gap assessments and enhancements for several HIPAA covered entities and HIPAA hybrid entities controlling and processing high-risk patient and HIPAA Part II data.
- Antitrust counsel for Radwell International in an antitrust lawsuit relating to certain programmable logic controllers (PLCs) led before the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) alleging violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (Inv. No. 337-TA- 1105).
- Represented individuals in connection with criminal and regulatory investigations into the setting of LIBOR rates and other derivatives benchmarks.
- Represented a global engineering and construction company in an investigation relating to potential FCPA violations in Europe and South America.
- Defended a firm in an arbitration proceeding regarding claim for breach of a software license.
- Represented individuals in a DOJ public corruption and bribery investigation.
News & Analysis
Client Presentations & Firm Publications
Blogs, Videos & Podcasts
- Constangy Cyber Advisor ,
University of Michigan Law School
- J.D., 2011
University of Michigan
- B.A. with Distinction, magna cum laude, 2006
Bar & Court Admissions
- Colorado, 2011
- New York, 2012