GDPR: Essentials for Communicators

GDPR: Essentials for Communicators

By Oliver Krischik, Alison Talbott, Heather McMichael
July 06, 2021 | 22-minute episode
Technology Management Website Management Content Type Podcast Additional Options Content Level: Essential
Business of Law
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Episode 80

Series: LMA SIG Share-Out

Episode Description:
Law firms go to great lengths to protect client information, however, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) changed how companies should be protecting and managing personal information. In this episode of the LMA SIG Share-Out series, Oliver Krischik (GKG Law) and Alison Talbott (Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP) join Heather McMichael (Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP and LMA PR & Communications SIG co-chair) to discuss how your firm can manage GDPR changes and follow best practices.

Oliver Krischik, Principal, GKG Law
Alison Talbott, Chief Client Development & Marketing Officer, Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Heather McMichael, Public/Media Relations Manager, Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP; Co-Chair, LMA PR & Communications SIG (moderator)

Relevant Links:
Learn more about the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how it can impact your firm, including potential risks, from the previously recorded webinar “Navigating the Inbox: Understanding How GDPR Impacts You (Yes, Even You!).”

Series Description:
The LMA SIG Share-Out series spotlights episodes from one or more of LMA’s 10 Shared Interest Groups. This series features best practices, education and more on the hottest topics in legal marketing.

LMA Podcast · GDPR: Essentials for Communicators

Oliver Krischik

Oliver Krischik is a principal at GKG Law in Washington, DC. In his practice, he advises clients on cybersecurity and data privacy considerations, particularly as it relates to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) developments. Oliver educates national and international organizations about key implications of the GDPR, advising on how to navigate its implementation and identifying how to ensure proper compliance. Oliver is an experienced media commentator and also actively presents to national audiences on these topics. Further, he was named a Washington, DC Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2019 and 2020, and was named to the inaugural The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch list.

Alison Talbott
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

Alison Talbott serves as the chief client development and marketing officer for Shook, Hardy & Bacon. With more than 15 years in the legal industry, she leads a lead of business development and marketing professionals with strategic oversight of the firm’s approach to the client experience, branding and public relations. Under her leadership, Shook earned LMA’s Regional Your Honor Award (Runner Up, Midwest) for its business development efforts and successes during a turbulent 2020.

Heather McMichael
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

Heather McMichael is the public and media relations manager for Shook, Hardy & Bacon. A former television broadcaster, Heather uses her communication and writing skills to surface compelling stories that place law firms in a positive light. An early podcaster, Heather helps produce podcasts at her current firm that effectively communicate relevant information for clients and targets.