Hayley R. CurryAssociate
Hayley R. Curry is a member of DLA Piper's market-leading Data Protection, Privacy and Security practice, helping clients craft global privacy compliance strategies and data security solutions.
As a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US/G), Hayley provides clients with creative and practical advice on meeting the requirements of state, federal, and international privacy laws, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). In particular, she has substantial experience counseling on privacy and data security issues in product development, advertising and marketing, and corporate transactions.
Hayley has extensive experience advising clients on national security and intelligence issues, which also happens to be an area of personal passion. Prior to joining the private sector, Ms. Curry was a Captain in the U.S. Army and served as an Associate Deputy General Counsel in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). While at DoD, Ms. Curry was significantly involved in the development of numerous programs designed to prevent insider threats, network intrusions, and the disclosure of sensitive national security information. She was also actively engaged in a variety of high-level initiatives involving emerging technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and behavioral analytics. Today she continues to counsel clients on laws such as the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).
Hayley has also responded to numerous complex and multi-jurisdictional data security incidents, including identifying notice obligations, conducting internal investigations, collaborating with leading cybersecurity professionals and e-discovery vendors, and advising on mitigation strategies related to post-incident responsibilities.
Hayley previously served as the Chair of the American Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Science & Technology Committee and Vice Chair of the Homeland Security Committee.
Hayley also holds a Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Diploma and studied with the Institute of Masters of Wine.
- J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
- B.A., Vanderbilt University
summa cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa
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