Phong Tran Receives Designation as Certified Information Privacy Professional

08/20/2015

Haynes and Boone, LLP Associate Phong Tran has earned the designation of Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Founded in 2000, the IAPP is the leading association for privacy professionals in the world, with more than 14,000 members in 83 countries. The CIPP/US credential is the preeminent professional certification available in the information privacy area.

Phong joins a select number of attorneys certified with respect to U.S. privacy laws, federal regulations, and requirements for the international transfer of personal data. Only a limited number of attorneys have earned the CIPP/US credential, which is sought primarily by privacy officers, compliance officers, auditors, information security specialists and other privacy professionals.

Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Phong worked as an IT systems administrator and datacenter consultant. Phong has leveraged his extensive technical expertise to assist clients in privacy and data security matters as a member of the firm’s Privacy and Data Breach Practice Group. In addition to his privacy and data security work, Phong has experience advising clients in complex commercial litigation and government investigation matters involving health care, securities regulations, business torts, and other complex legal and regulatory matters. Phong has also advised clients on compliance under HIPAA’s security rule, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other anti-corruption laws.

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