Holm is an associate at McDonald Hopkins and part of the firm’s national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity team. He is accredited by the International Association of Privacy Professionals as a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States, the gold standard certification for information privacy professionals. Holm is also accredited by the IAPP as a Certified Information Privacy Professional for Europe.

Holm’s practice focuses on advising companies in a wide variety of industries on best practices for preventing and responding to data privacy and cybersecurity incidents. His experience includes revising privacy policies and data processing agreements, advising clients on third-party privacy agreements, drafting licensing and privacy agreements, and performing risk assessments. Holm has specific expertise on data privacy and cybersecurity matters involved in M&A transactions, including advising on breach notification and privacy law compliance (including the CCPA, CPRA, and GDPR) and performing diligence on information technology, intellectual property and software agreement licensing.

In addition to his data privacy and cybersecurity practice, Holm has general corporate experience and experience advising on commercial lending matters.

Holm earned his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School and his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.



University of Minnesota Law School

University of North Carolina

Admissions – State

Professional & Civic

Professional Activities

International Association of Privacy Professionals (2020)

Risk Management Organization (2022)

Hennepin County Bar Organization, Finance & Planning Committee (2022)

Hennepin County Bar Organization, New Lawyers Section (2022)


Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US)

Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)

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