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Rebecca L.  Rakoski, Esq.

Rebecca L. Rakoski, co-founder and managing partner at XPAN Law Group, a distinctive Women Owned boutique law firm, focuses her practice exclusively on cybersecurity and data privacy. She understands technology and how it intersects with her client’s legal obligations and liabilities. With nearly two decades worth of litigation experience, Rebecca approaches her client’s issues with a litigator’s eye helping them prevent lawsuits and create a complete solution to their organizations. Rebecca has extensive experience in all aspects of cybersecurity, data privacy and cross border data transfer issues.

Rebecca works with her clients to perform in-depth cybersecurity assessments and audits, review third party vendor contracts and service level agreements, and draft internal and outward facing policies and procedures governing cybersecurity. Rebecca drafts breach response plans and counsels clients through a breach by navigating the complexities of different state and federal regulations.

Rebecca performs cybersecurity and data privacy due diligence to help her clients make informed decisions on vendor selection and auditing, corporate mergers and acquisitions, protecting intellectual property, and even transition and succession planning. Rebecca translates the legal needs of her clients to their technical personnel which provides a comprehensive and coordinated approach to cybersecurity and data privacy.

In addition to being a principal member of XPAN Law Group, Rebecca is an adjunct law professor at the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, where she teaches a variety of legal courses. Rebecca also sits on the Board of Governors for Temple University Health System, including a position on the Board’s Audit and Compliance Committee.

Programs by Rebecca L.  Rakoski, Esq..

The European Unions General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR) took effect on May 25, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will take effect on January 1, 2020, and with 42 of the 50 different data breach reporting laws ...

Program Number
29101
Program Date
2019-08-05
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness LawBusiness Organizations & ContractsComplex LitigationConstitutional LawCorporate and Commercial LawCorporate and Securities LawCybersecurityFederal CourtsIn-House CounselInternational Law & Global TradeLitigation & Litigation SkillsSecurities and Antitrust LitigationTrial Skills
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

As the legalized cannabis industry takes its place amongst other highly highly profitable mainstream businesses it is impossible to overlook the cybersecurity and data privacy issues that uniquely affect the industry and its profitability. The issues...

Program Number
30200
Program Date
2020-09-17
Category
Biotechnology & Life SciencesBusiness Organizations & ContractsCannabis LawConstitutional LawCybersecurityData Security and OutsourcingFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleGreen TechnologyHealth Care LawIn-House CounselPharmaceutical LawPrivacy and Data SecurityPrivacy Law
State
CaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

This presentation will discuss the importance of vendor management in the cannabis industry. We will explore recent vendor- related data breaches, contract pitfalls, and explain the regulatory framework every cannabis business needs to understand. We...

Program Number
30249
Program Date
2020-11-10
Category
Business Organizations & ContractsCannabis LawComplex LitigationContractsFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleIn-House CounselLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsPharmaceutical LawRegulatory and Administrative Law
State
CaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study