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Hilary Lane

Partner
New York

Hilary Lane is an experienced privacy and data security adviser, media lawyer, and litigator. Her practice focuses on privacy and data security, providing pragmatic, strategic, business-savvy advice to help clients navigate the increasingly complex global privacy landscape.

Hilary previously served as the Chief Privacy Office at NBCUniversal—where she advised on privacy, data strategy, and cybersecurity, built and managed the global privacy program and team, and counseled on data products, initiatives and transactions—as well as in private practice as outside counsel to media and entertainment, consumer products, and technology companies

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Jazz House Kids Board of Directors
Advisory Board, 2020-present
Vice Chair, 2015-2020

Professional Activities

International Association of Privacy Professionals Advisory Board, January 2022-December 2023

KnowledgeNet Chapter Chair, January 2022-December 2023

Speaking Engagements

29th Annual Conference of the Forum on Communications Law, American Bar Association (ABA), February 1-3, 2024

Virtual Central and South Florida KnowledgeNet, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), August 24, 2023

“Derisking Your Website,” Privacy + Security Forum, November 4, 2022

Board Memberships & Community Service

Jazz House Kids

Credentials 

Education

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (M.S.)

Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.)

State University of New York at Albany (B.A.)

Admissions

Florida

New York

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida