Jerel Agatep Receives Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) Credential

San Francisco Associate Jerel Agatep has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) credential from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

The CIPP is the global standard in privacy certification. Developed and launched by the IAPP with leading subject matter experts, the CIPP is the world’s first broad-based global privacy and data protection credentialing program. The CIPP/US demonstrates a strong foundation in U.S. private-sector privacy laws and regulations and understanding of the legal requirements for the responsible transfer of sensitive personal data to/from the U.S., the EU and other jurisdictions.

The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support, and improve the privacy profession globally.

A member of the firm's General Liability, Product Liability and Toxic Tort/Environmental practice groups, Jerel has long had an interest in Cyber Law and privacy issues.  With this certification, he expands his already diverse practice to include this very relevant area of law.