Ed Hopkins is a Partner at Clark Hill Law. He counsels corporate clients on the world's cybersecurity laws, privacy laws and enforcement trends, and first amendment issues. Ed counsels clients with legal compliance and policy management issues, incident response management, data processing agreements and civil litigation, and helps business leaders assess, improve, design, and implement data privacy management programs that comply with state, federal, and international privacy laws.
He advises his clients on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Canada’s Digital Charter Implementation Act (DCIA), European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), United Kingdom’s General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), and the evolving privacy laws of the world’s other economically powerful nation states.
In addition to being a seasoned trial attorney and civil litigator, Ed holds all the IAPP's privacy certifications. He is a CIPP/US, CIPP/G, CIPP/E, CIPP/C, CIPP/A, CIPM, and CIPT.
Clark Hill's multidisciplinary, global team of advisors focuses on smart legal solutions, delivered simply. With about 700 attorneys who work in offices throughout the United States as well as in Mexico and Ireland, Clark Hill likely does every type of law your company needs. Ed welcomes opportunities to discuss how Clark Hill can do excellent legal work for you or your company.