McDonald Hopkins welcomes Meghan A. Collins to national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity practice
CHICAGO — Meghan A. Collins has joined the Chicago office of McDonald Hopkins as an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, adding her experience to the firm’s national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group.
Collins’ practice includes helping companies assess and respond to data privacy and cybersecurity incidents, including investigation of security incidents, breach notification obligations and compliance, and post-breach responses. She also assists clients with revising policies relating to data privacy and cybersecurity. Collins is also experienced in guiding clients through all stages of litigation, from initial discovery to trials and settlements, with a focus on data privacy matters and general liability litigation. She has represented a wide variety of clients, including a Fortune 100 oil company, Fortune 500 product manufacturer, retailers, construction and transportation companies, property managers, apartment complexes, manufacturers of sports products and equipment, and companies in the food products sector.
Meghan earned her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, where she also served as an adjunct professor, was a contributor to the Illinois Business Law Journal, and was the recipient of a pro bono notation. She was a James Scholar at the University of Illinois, graduating cum laude with high distinction a Bachelor of Arts in communication.