James King, an attorney in the Raleigh office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner), recently passed the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Certification Exam to become a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. Private Sector (CIPP/US).

A CIPP/US professional has a strong understanding of privacy laws and regulations and how they are applied. In order to receive the certification, an applicant must demonstrate knowledge of each of the following:

  • U.S. Privacy Environment
  • Limits on Private-sector Collection and Use of Data
  • Government and Court Access to Private-sector Information
  • Workplace Privacy
  • State Privacy Laws

James is a member of the Cranfill Sumner Medical Malpractice Practice Group and focuses his practice on the representation of healthcare providers in medical malpractice claims and licensing board investigations. James has also advised a number of clients on compliance with state and federal law when responding to non-party subpoenas.