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Courtney M. Bowman

Courtney M. Bowman

Associate

Courtney Bowman is an associate in the Litigation Department. She assists clients in a wide variety of industries with issues related to privacy, data security, and general commercial litigation. Courtney is a regular contributor to Proskauer’s Privacy Law Blog and frequently speaks to the media on issues relating to international privacy and data security, and has authored articles on data security and e-commerce issues in the Middle East. She is accredited by the International Association of Privacy Professionals ("IAPP") as a certified information privacy professional (CIPP) in both the U.S. private sector (CIPP/US) and Europe (CIPP/E).

In addition, Courtney has an active pro bono practice that focuses on Iraqi and Afghan refugee assistance, and is a supervising attorney for the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP). She has worked with Kids in Need of Defense to represent a child asylum applicant. In 2015, Courtney received Proskauer’s Golden Gavel Award in recognition of her pro bono work on behalf of Iraqi refugees.

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e-IDs: the Future of Secure Digital Identification?

Over the past decade, the EU has made significant technological and legal strides toward the widespread adoption of electronic identification cards.  An electronic ID card, or e-ID, serves as a form of secure identification for online transactions – in other words, it provides sufficient verification of an individual’s identity to allow that person to electronically … Continue Reading

Court Holds That Prior Notice is Required to Record Cell Phone Conversations

Last month, a federal district court in the Northern District of California issued an order that may affect the policies of any company that records telephone conversations with consumers. The trouble began when plaintiff John Lofton began receiving calls from Collecto, Verizon’s third-party collections agency, on his cell phone.  The calls were made in error … Continue Reading
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