Octavia Powell
Chair of Data Privacy Group
Practice GRoup
Corporate / M&A
Chicago, Illinois

Octavia Powell is a versatile corporate attorney with extensive experience advising both startup companies and established enterprises across a broad range of industries.  Her practice focuses on providing innovative corporate strategy as outside counsel and legal consulting services to emerging companies in various industries, including tech. She is regularly retained to advise companies on a full range of corporate, technology, strategy, and compliance initiatives, including corporate contracts, technology-based contracts and provisions, and strategic transactions and investments.

Octavia’s practice also focuses on cross border data privacy. She advises domestic and global clients on the many growing and evolving obligations companies have to protect personal data. Over the years Octavia has helped company founders, leaders, and investors build global compliance strategies that keep their companies’ activities within the bounds of international privacy rules, regulations, and protocols, including EU/GDPR, CCPA, and others. 

Octavia is available to lead comprehensive privacy audits as well as spearhead the development of customized internal and external company IT data privacy and security policies, practices and procedures. 

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