Hinshaw Adds Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Artificial Intelligence Regulatory Partner in New York

December 13, 2023

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP today announced that Cathy Mulrow-Peattie has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Formerly with Loeb & Loeb, Mulrow-Peattie brings a mix of in-house and private law practice, with significant experience in regulatory aspects of artificial intelligence (AI), privacy, cybersecurity, and digital media and advertising.

“With Cathy’s addition, we are continuing the strategic build-out and expansion of Hinshaw’s privacy and cybersecurity practice,” said Peter Sullivan, chairman. “She brings an in-house perspective and significant depth on emerging regulatory issues related to AI, privacy and data security in various industry sectors in the United States and Europe. Her practice and experience augment and complement Hinshaw’s existing privacy and data security team and will greatly benefit our clients across key practices.”

A nationally recognized thought leader, Mulrow-Peattie advises companies in a wide range of industries and service sectors, notably financial services, advertising and marketing, risk management, incident response, and regulatory compliance matters. Her practice includes assisting clients in matters related to U.S. federal and state security, data protection and consumer protection laws, including the Federal Trade Commission’s Safeguard Rules and deceptive marketing requirements, New York State Department of Financial Services cybersecurity requirements, EU General Data Protection Regulation, and artificial intelligence regulatory frameworks.

Hinshaw’s geographic footprint and complementary service areas were among the reasons Mulrow-Peattie joined the firm. Her addition is the latest in a series of moves building up the regulatory and compliance team at Hinshaw, which includes former government regulatory enforcement attorneys, as well as mortgage, student loan, insurance, auto finance, banking, and health care compliance professionals.

"Hinshaw offers me an excellent opportunity to grow my practice – both in the United States and internationally – while offering my clients top-level service for their legal needs," she said. "I’m excited to join the team and help to expand the firm’s capabilities in this critical practice area. No business will remain unaffected by AI innovation, privacy and data security practices, and the regulatory responses to these changes."

Mulrow-Peattie served on the International Association of Privacy Professionals Education Advisory Board for the past two years and is a member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), serving on a number of IAB task forces. She also serves on the University of San Diego Cybersecurity Risk and Law Symposium managing committee.

Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb in 2019, she was in-house and general counsel for various companies, including a Fortune 500 financial services company, an advertising agency, an ad tech startup, and a software company. She received her B.A. from Smith College and her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law.

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