Valerie practices with the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group where she focuses on data privacy, business and commercial litigation, government investigations, and securities litigation. She holds a CIPP/US certification and advises clients on U.S. privacy laws and regulations, as well as the legal requirements for the responsible transfer of sensitive personal data.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2013
  • New York, 2005
  • U.S. District Courts
    • New York: Southern, Eastern
    • Tennessee: Middle
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 6th District

Civic Involvement

  • Abintra Montessori School
    • Board of Trustees

Distinctions

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Association

Education & Honors

  • Vermont Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 2004
    • Senior Articles Editor, Vermont Law Review
    • Academic Excellence Awards for Civil Procedure I, Contracts, Torts, Constitutional Law I, Dispute Resolution, International Regulation of Trade, Income Taxation and Estates
  • University of Tennessee, B.A., cum laude, Environmental Policy and German, 2001
  • Clerkship, Honorable Joe B. Brown, ​United States Magistrate Judge, Middle District of Tennessee, 2009-2013