Jennifer Coughlin, Esq.
Partner – Mullen Coughlin
Jennifer Coughlin is a founding partner of Mullen Coughlin. She
focuses her practice solely on providing organizations of all sizes
and from every industry sector in first-party breach response and
third-party privacy defense legal services. Ms. Coughlin has counseled
hundreds of clients in investigating and responding to an event
compromising information and systems security, working closely with
client resources, third-party forensic consulting experts, and law
enforcement to identify the nature and scope of a compromise. Ms.
Coughlin relies on her knowledge of state, federal, and international
laws, as well as industry-specific guidances and standards to assist
organizations in identifying and complying with legal obligations to
disclose the incident to certain audiences and provide certain
services to impacted populations.
Ms. Coughlin has represented numerous organizations, including
healthcare centers, healthcare treatment providers, financial
institutions, hospitality providers, online and brick-and-mortar
retailers, hotels, and other professional services providers in
inquiries by regulators, including state attorneys general, state
insurance departments, state health departments, the Federal Trade
Commission, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the
Office for Civil Rights.
Ms. Coughlin also provides regulatory compliance services and
incident response planning services to organizations and assists
clients in policy/procedure preparation, incident response planning,
tabletop exercises, and staff training, custom-tailored by the
organization’s data privacy risks and applicable industry-specific laws.