The Privacy Concerns of the Virtual Workspace

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 59 minutes
Recorded Date: October 27, 2020
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  • Concepts of Data Privacy
  • Key Data Privacy Risks of the Virtual Workspace
  • Security Concerns
  • Confidentiality Concerns
  • Balancing Employee Monitoring
  • Remote Work Considerations
  • Q & A
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: October 27, 2020


No one could have anticipated that 2020 would be the year that the legal profession went fully virtual. In 2019, we talked as if this was 10 years away. Today, legal departments, law firms and courts all across the world have embraced and implemented these technologies and new working practices. This transformative shift for the legal profession has brought new opportunities and risks for General Counsel. The imposing privacy risks have been quick to appear, but should this impede the move to virtual? In this new digital age, what are the key privacy challenges and how can we tackle these so they do not impede the digital movement?

This program was recorded as part of Corporate Counsel's Women, Influence, and Power in Law Virtual Conference held on October 27th, 2020.

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Women, Influence & Power in Law Conference


Jax Curtin

Vice President Legal
Major League Soccer

Jax Russo Curtin is Vice President Legal for Major League Soccer. In her role, Jax provides legal advice for all MLS departments and the MLS clubs, and partners with the senior business leaders of MLS in supporting the development of new league-wide platforms and commercial assets. Jax also structures and negotiates sponsorship, media, licensing, match promotion and other commercial agreements, as well as supporting all league intellectual property and privacy initiatives.

Prior to joining MLS, Jax was the Assistant General Counsel for Heineken USA, where she provided legal support for a wide range of commercial initiatives regarding Heineken’s portfolio of beverages, and also served as the President of the Heineken Women’s Leadership Forum.

Prior to joining Heineken USA, Jax was an Associate at Fross, Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, and before her time at Fross, began her legal career at Winston & Strawn.

Jax graduated in 2004 with a B.A. in History from Columbia College of Columbia University and her J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2007. She lives in Garden City, NY with her husband and two daughters.

Jodi Golinsky

Director, Associate General Counsel

Jodi Golinsky is a Director and Associate General Counsel at Shopify. She manages all legal, regulatory, and compliance issues relating to payments, lending, and financial services.

She is a member of both the Financial Solutions and the Legal Leadership Teams at Shopify.

Jodi has worked in-house in financial services for more than fifteen years at both Fortune 50 Companies as well as startups. She has extensive regulatory, policy, corporate, and Board experience.

Devika Kornbacher

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Devika leverages her background and experience to assist clients in obtaining, protecting, licensing, and enforcing intellectual property rights, with a particular emphasis on technology law in the context of mergers, acquisitions, investments, project development and day-to-day business transactions. She counsels clients in fields such as energy, sports, aviation, software and hardware on digital media, open source software, cybersecurity, and other technology matters. She also has experience with a wide-array of transactions, including commercialization agreements, license agreements, reseller arrangements, collaboration agreements, joint ventures, software development agreements, and patent clearances. Devika has also been designated a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and serves as the Chair of the Firm’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Task Force.

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