Ben FrazziniKendrick is a member of the Locke Lord Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group, advising clients in various industries, including financial services, healthcare and education, with respect to their obligations under various privacy and data protection requirements, including the NY DFS cybersecurity regulation, and the GDPR. Ben is also a member of the Group's California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") and NY DFS Initiatives, working on developing programs, policies, notices and disclosures for compliance with these requirements. Further, he works with clients to develop and implement data privacy and security best practices, breach response plans, record retention policies and schedules, and operating procedures, including providing training to client executive leadership teams.
Prior to entering private practice, Ben was a law clerk to Hon. Ann M. Nevins of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut and a court attorney for the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department in Rochester, NY.
- Advise clients on compliance with the Cybersecurity Regulation adopted by the New York Department of Financial Services
- Advise clients on compliance with the CCPA
- Develop record retention policies and schedules for clients in various industries
- Perform gap analyses on contract terms and client policies, procedures, and practices for compliance with legal, regulatory and contractual requirements for privacy and cybersecurity
- Negotiate complex SaaS contracts on behalf of clients with a focus on data privacy and intellectual property issues, such as data storage, usage, breach, notification, and indemnification
- Direct client responses to data breaches, corresponding with regulatory authorities, affected individuals, and client staff
- Assist clients in complying with relevant U.S. privacy statutes, such as FERPA, HIPAA, and COPPA
- Appointed by President Pro Tempore of the Connecticut General Assembly Senate to Connecticut’s Student Data Privacy Task Force
- Member of the Data Privacy Advisory Council to the Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology
- Associate, Shipman & Goodwin, Hartford, Conn. (2016-2018)
- Law Clerk to Hon. Ann M. Nevins, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Connecticut (2015-2016)
- Court Attorney, N.Y.S. Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department (2013-2015)