Brian Hengesbaugh, Esq.

Partner, Baker and McKenzie LLP

Brian Hengesbaugh is Chair of Baker & McKenzie's Global Data Privacy and Security Business Unit, a member of the firm's Global IP Tech Steering Committee, and a member of the firm's Financial Institutions' Group. Brian is listed in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame and was recognized as a Regulatory & Compliance Trailblazer by the National Law Journal. He is also listed as a Leading Lawyer for Cyber law (including data protection and privacy) in The Legal 500 and is listed in Chambers.

Formerly Special Counsel to the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Brian played a key role in the development and implementation of the U.S. government's domestic and international policy in the area of privacy and electronic commerce. In particular, he served on the core team that negotiated the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Privacy Arrangement (Safe Harbor), and earned a Medal Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce for this service.

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