Meghan Farmer specializes in privacy and data protection and has extensive experience developing and implementing privacy and data protection programs in large commercial and government organizations. Ms. Farmer’s expertise includes privacy program development, big data analysis, privacy impact assessments, cross-border data transfer strategy, Safe Harbor certification, compliance, risk assessment, policy and procedure development and implementation, training, privacy incident response and breach notification, third party risk management, legislative analysis and government affairs.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Farmer was Senior Manager of Privacy Operations at McKesson in Alpharetta, Georgia where she developed and implemented programs, policies and procedures that enabled the appropriate use and protection of information for two of McKesson Technology Solutions’ business units. Previously, Ms. Farmer was a Senior Consultant at Deloitte in Arlington, Virginia and at Booz Allen Hamilton in McLean, Virginia, and before that a Privacy Analyst at SRA International in Arlington, Virginia.

Professional & Community Activities

Certified Information Privacy Professional — U.S./Government/Europe (CIPP-US/G/E)

International Association of Privacy Professionals, Member

American Bar Association, Member

Education

  • Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, J.D. (2009)
  • George Mason University, B.A., Communication (2006)
    cum laude, Dean's List

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (2016)
  • Maryland (2013)

Who We Are

Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
USA
t +1 404.745.2436
f +1 770.200.1591

Meghan K. Farmer

Experience Highlights

Global advisory counsel on big data, the Internet of Things and international privacy laws
Regular service as global advisory counsel on data storage, processing and transfer issues involving complex connected car and big data initiatives more
Privacy and security protection related to human resources software
Negotiated privacy and security protections on behalf of a global insurance conglomerate, a global logistics company and a global manufacturer in more
Privacy counsel related to family leave program of global company
Provided global privacy, data security and data residency guidance and processing and transfer mechanisms for the family leave program of the world’s more