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Mark E. Schreiber

Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Boston, MA, USA

Mark E. Schreiber is Chair of the Edwards Wildman Privacy and Data Protection Group Steering Committee and a Litigation partner in the Boston office.  He is also Chair for Privacy Matters of the World Law Group, an international affiliation of 52 large law firms in some 65 countries. Mr. Schreiber was the recipient of the 2012 World Law Group Practice/Industry Group Leader of the Year Award in recognition of his privacy and data protection work. Edwards Wildman's Privacy & Data Protection Group is nationally recognized in the 2012 US Legal 500 and the 2012 Chambers & Partners USA Guide. He helped found and was Co-Chair of the Boston Bar Association's Privacy Committee. Among his practice areas are data breach management, state data security regulations, EU data protection and cross-border data transfer, including adapting Sarbanes-Oxley hotlines abroad, and he co-authored the ABA text chapter on this subject. He has handled a number of credit card and other data breach cases, HIPAA, medical, Gramm Leach, U.S. Safe Harbor and EU privacy matters, including for financial services, biotech and high tech companies, and universities and colleges in the U.S., EU and Asia. He has practiced extensively in privacy policy compliance and design, workplace e-mail and Internet matters, employee on-line conduct and responses to government electronic searches, including US government agencies. Mr. Schreiber has had a long career of representing and defending entities in a variety of employment, compliance and privacy matters. He has advised a number of boards, special committees of boards and in-house counsel on internal investigation matters, including those involving alleged employee misconduct, fraud and abuse, anti-kickback and related matters. He helped edit and construct the  WLG Global Guide to Whistleblowing Programs - 2012.  


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