Jack Hobaugh combines his global software, database and network engineering experience with his legal practice to focus on technology transactions, cybersecurity law and privacy law. A certified information privacy professional, Jack uses his inhouse experience serving as a data protection officer and an incident response team member to provide legal and cybersecurity guidance to his clients. His work includes privacy trainings, regulatory inquiries and negotiating privacy and security agreements, such as data privacy agreements and data protection impact assessments. He also provides technical license review and analysis.
An adjunct professor and author of three books on cybersecurity law, Jack is sought out counsel for mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. Being able to combine his corporate and intellectual property leadership experience allows him to provide efficient guidance for negotiating and closing deals. Jack most recently served as senior corporate counsel – privacy and security, data protection officer in the education technology field covering all areas of privacy and cybersecurity law and compliance. Prior to his legal career, Jack was a software engineer with a focus on international IT consulting and telecom. In addition to litigating and prosecuting patents, Jack also served as a patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office.