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Starr Turner Drum
Shareholder, CIPM, CIPP/E, FIP
PROFILE
AWARDS
AFFILIATIONS
PUBLICATIONS
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Starr's Profile

Starr has extensive experience in developing globally compliant privacy and information governance policies and programs to manage the content and volume of data and protect its safety and security. Starr is particularly equipped to support organizations with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) compliance. The International Association of Privacy Professionals, the only globally-recognized credentialing program in information privacy, has certified Starr in privacy program management (CIPM), European data protection (CIPP/E), and as a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP). Starr also serves on the International Association of Privacy Professionals Certification Advisory Board and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Alabama School of Law.

Starr has successfully developed internationally-compliant privacy and information governance plans and polices for government contractors, health care providers, banks, insurers, manufacturers, retailers, brokerage firms, talent agencies, and more. She has assisted organizations with implementation and training to ensure organizational compliance with plans and policies after development. Starr has also developed numerous consumer-facing terms and policies for websites, smart device applications, and IoT devices.

Starr helps clients assess privacy and cybersecurity risks associated with potential acquisition targets. She also assists clients with resolving brandjacking, username squatting, and other intellectual property issues related to control over their online and social media presence, and has successfully represented her clients in privacy and data breach regulatory investigations and civil litigation.

Starr's Awards

  • B-Metro Magazine “Top Lawyers” (2019)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for E-Discovery (2016-present)
  • Birmingham Business Journal‘s “Rising Stars In Law” (2018)
  • B-Metro Magazine “Top Women Lawyers” (2018-2019)
  • Selected as a Fellow of Information Privacy, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum – Class 12
  • Birmingham Bar Association Future Leaders Forum (2015)
  • B-Metro Magazine “Rising Star of the Birmingham Bar” (2013)

Starr's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

Affiliations

  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Women Lawyers Section Board Treasurer
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Executive Committee, Place 1”
  • Florida State Bar Association
  • Georgia State Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

Civic Involvement

  • Board of Governors for City Club of Birmingham
  • Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • WBHM Junior Advisory Board
  • Indian Springs School Alumni Council
  • IAPP Certification Advisory Appeals Board
  • Sedona Conference Working Groups 6 and 11

Starr's Speaking Engagements

June 2, 2020, “Operationalizing Privacy and Data Security Compliance in Higher Education,” SCCE 2020 Higher Education Compliance Conference (Lake Buena Vista, FL)

April 7, 2020, “Staying In Your Privacy Lane: Knowing Your Role and Knowing When to Ask for Help,” IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020 (Washington, D.C.)*

March 18, 2020, “U.S. Judicial Enforcement of Orders Entered Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),” The Sedona Conference Working Group 11 Annual Meeting 2020 (Denver, CO)*

January 30, 2020, “Privacy in 2020: Where do GDPR and CCPA Stand and What Comes Next,” ControlCase 2020 Data Security and Compliance Summit (Orlando, FL)

November 22, 2019, “There’s An App for That: The ‘Sharing Economy’ and Data Privacy,” Birmingham Bar Association CLE (Birmingham, AL)

July 18, 2019, “Online Privacy: Who’s Monitoring You and How?,” Alabama State Bar Annual Meeting (Point Clear, AL)

June 20, 2019, “U.S. Judicial Enforcement of Orders Entered Under the GDPR,” The Sedona Conference Working Group 11 International Programme Meeting (Hong Kong)

April 3, 2019: “Subject Access Rights Under the GDPR,” International Privacy + Security Forum (Washington, D.C.)

March 8, 2019, “Stuff You Didn’t Learn in Law School: Hot Topics in Privacy and Cybersecurity Law,” Birmingham Bar Membership Forum (Birmingham, AL)

February 28, 2019, “U.S. Judicial Enforcement of Orders Entered Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),” The Sedona Conference Working Group 11 Annual Meeting 2019 (Houston, TX)

February 1, 2019: “Automation and Appellate Advocacy,” Cumberland Law Review Symposium (Birmingham, AL)

November 15, 2018: “GDPR Compliance,” ControlCase 2018 Data Security and Compliance Summit (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)

August 24, 2018: “Navigating the Wild West of Online Privacy in a Rapidly Changing Legal Landscape,” Birmingham Bar Association CLE (Birmingham, AL)

June 28, 2018:  “Privacy and Data Security Law: an Overview,” Alabama State Bar Annual Meeting (Sandestin, FL)

April 17, 2018: “Data Privacy and Security Laws: Their Broad Reach and Enforcement.” Birmingham Bar Association Women Lawyers Section CLE (Birmingham, AL)

April 10, 2018: “GDPR Overview and Discussion,” IAPP Birmingham KnowledgeNet Chapter Meeting (Birmingham, AL)

August 24, 2017: “ESI,” Alabama State Bar Lawyer University (Montgomery, AL)

 

*Postponed due to COVID-19

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Assistant
Karen Kirkpatrick
BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar:Alabama, Florida, Georgia
U.S. District Court:Alabama (Northern, Middle, Southern), Florida (Middle, Southern), Georgia (Middle, Northern, Southern)
U.S. Court of Appeals:Eleventh Circuit
EDUCATION
University of Alabama School of Law (2009, J.D., Alabama Law Review, Senior Editor; John A. Campbell Moot Court Board; Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society; Criminal Law Moot Court Team; Ethics and Professionalism Trial Team)
Emory University (2005, B.A., Film Studies; Kenneth Cole Scholarship Recipient; National Merit Scholarship Recipient)
JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS

Judge James E. Graham
Southern District of Georgia

March 31, 2020
MAYNARD’S STARR TURNER DRUM APPOINTED TO SEDONA CONFERENCE STEERING COMMITTEE ON DATA SECURITY AND PRIVACY LIABILITY
Maynard Cooper shareholder Starr Turner Drum has been appointed to the Sedona Conference® Working Group 11 Steering Committee on Data Security and Privacy Liabil...
March 13, 2020
MAYNARD COOPER COVID-19 CONTINGENCY PLAN AND TASK FORCE
Dear Clients, In this time of growing concern surrounding the COVID-19 virus, we want to assure our clients that Maynard, Cooper & Gale is prepared with an emergency business contingency plan. We continue to closely monitor developments and...
January 20, 2020
MAYNARD COOPER & GALE SHAREHOLDERS ELECTED TO BIRMINGHAM BAR LEADERSHIP
Maynard Cooper is pleased to announce Shareholders Andrew Nix, Starr Turner Drum, and...
September 16, 2019
CLIENT ALERT: AFTER A DRAMATIC FINISH TO THE CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE SESSION: WHERE DOES THE CCPA STAND?
  Although scheduled to end on Friday, September 13th, the California State Legislature was not able to conclude its business for the term until early Saturday morning. A protestor dropped blood onto the senate floor on Friday afternoon, nece...
October 14, 2019
CLIENT ALERT: CCPA AMENDMENTS SIGNED AND AG RELEASES DRAFT REGULATIONS
CCPA Amendments Signed and AG Releases Draft Regulations Last week was an active one for the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”).  On October 11th, California’s governor announced that he signed all of...
April 3, 2019
BUSINESSES WILL HAVE NUMEROUS NEW PRIVACY OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE CCPA
January 3, 2019
MAYNARD COOPER & GALE ANNOUNCES TEN NEW SHAREHOLDERS
Birmingham, AL. Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce the elevation of ten accomplished attorneys to shareholder, effective January 1, 2019: Allen B. “Josh” Bennett, Christie Keifer Borton, Emily J. Chancey, H. Finn Co...
November 9, 2018
MAYNARD COOPER & GALE RECEIVES RECOGNITION IN RECENT U.S. NEWS/BEST LAWYERS “BEST LAW FIRMS” AND SUPER LAWYERS LISTINGS
The recently released edition of the U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” positions Maynard Cooper in the National Tier Rankings in 10 areas of practice, including Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, L...
October 18, 2018
MAGGIE JOHNSON CORNELIUS AND STARR TURNER DRUM NAMED "RISING STARS OF LAW"
Birmingham, AL. Maynard Cooper’s...
September 26, 2018
THE ALABAMA DATA BREACH NOTIFICATION ACT OF 2018
May 10, 2018
STARR DRUM NAMED AS FELLOW OF INFORMATION PRIVACY
Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that Starr Drum has been selected as a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) by the International Association of Privacy Pr...
July 17, 2018
CALIFORNIA'S SWEEPING NEW LAW SET TO DRAMATICALLY SHIFT PRIVACY LANDSCAPE