New York., August 8, 2022 – Octillo, a women-owned, technology-driven law firm focused exclusively on incident response, data security and privacy compliance, and litigation, is pleased to welcome data privacy law attorney, Dafina Buçaj, to its growing Data Security & Privacy Compliance and Regulatory Advisory practice.
Prior to joining Octillo, Ms. Buçaj served as the Data Privacy and Security Manager for a major not-for-profit organization, where she spearheaded the development and implementation of a large-scale global privacy program, including a vendor risk management program for cross-border data transfers, risk mitigation, and compliance with global privacy regulations. Throughout her established legal career, Ms. Buçaj has also held several prominent positions for the Government of Kosovo, including Legal Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice and Legal Professional working with international organizations such as OSCE, UNDP, and USAID.
“We are very fortunate to have Dafina join the Octillo Team”, says Octillo Partner, Kara Hilburger. “Her deep international experience and global perspective will be a tremendous value to our clients.”
The Octillo Data Security and Privacy Compliance and Regulatory Advisory Group works with organizations across a variety of industries, regions, and sizes in the development of enterprise-wide data security and privacy compliance programs. Ms. Buçaj will rely on her vast global legal experience to counsel Octillo clients on compliance with the GDPR, PIPIEDA, CASL, POPIA, LGDP, PIPL, and other emerging privacy and security laws. She will also draft information privacy and security protocols and policies and assist with regulatory assessments, vendor risk assessments, contract development and review, and threat mitigation plan development.
Ms. Buçaj is a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States (CIPP/US). She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Juridical Science (J.S.D.) degree from Loyola Law School with a focus on Cyber Law.
About Octillo: Octillo is a full-service technology law firm with a recognized focus on data security and privacy compliance, incident response, and litigation. Octillo attorneys counsel clients on matters pertaining to data security and privacy compliance, litigation and class action defense, technology contracts, incident response, government investigations, technology intellectual property, and emerging technologies. Octillo is a NetDiligence® Platinum Authorized Breach Coach – a recognition offered only to firms with a proven track record of competency and experience responding to data incidents. Octillo has offices from California to New York and is a NYSWBE certified women-owned enterprise. Learn more at www.octillolaw.com