CohnReznick expands Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice; Forms Privacy Advisory Group
New York, NY – September 23, 2019 – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, today announces a strategic expansion of its Cybersecurity and Privacy practice with the establishment of the Privacy Advisory Group.
Judy Selby and Alison Bird have joined CohnReznick as Managing Directors and co-leaders of the Privacy Advisory Group, working alongside Shahryar Shaghaghi, Principal and National Leader, Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice. Selby and Bird have significant experience providing strategic advice to companies on privacy-related matters. Each brings a deep understanding of privacy law and governance best practices to CohnReznick. They are both based in CohnReznick’s New York office.
“Companies across virtually every industry are now impacted by rigorous privacy regulations and laws including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and upcoming changes to Gramm Leach Bliley (GLB),” says Shaghaghi. “With the addition of Judy and Alison’s expertise to our growing cybersecurity and privacy advisory practice, we are well situated to assist our clients in the development of their privacy programs while addressing their compliance needs.”
“In launching the Privacy Advisory Group with Shahryar and Alison, we established a goal of providing businesses with ongoing, ‘privacy on demand’ advisory services,” says Selby. “I am thrilled to join CohnReznick and to be part of a firm that is committed to delivering the people and resources that will help our clients successfully navigate even the most complex privacy-related issues.”
Bird adds, “Our growing capability to help companies in a wide range of industries protect their data assets, proactively address regulatory mandates, and create robust privacy policies and procedures is another way we can help them achieve competitive advantage.”