Cassandra M. Porter, CIPP/US Counsel

New Jersey
T 646.414.6876 | F 973.597.6313



Cassandra is a strategic legal advisor and counsel who brings keen insight and judgment to bear when advising clients. Her experience spans several disciplines, including federal and state privacy law; health-related federal privacy law; and regulations issued by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and state governments and agencies (including state attorneys general). Her involvement in privacy-related law has allowed her to build in-depth understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act (CAN-SPAM). Her other areas of focus include corporate restructuring and creditors’ rights.

Cassandra is Co-chair of the New Jersey Chapter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She also co-chairs its annual event What It Is (Really) Like to Practice Law as a Woman, cosponsored by the New York Women’s Bar Association and the Association of the Bar for the City of New York.

Cassandra is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), the preeminent credential in the field of information privacy.

Prior to joining Lowenstein Sandler, Cassandra was law clerk to the Honorable Cecelia G. Morris of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York. She was also the Assistant Managing Attorney at Kaye Scholer LLP, where her practice focused on federal and state civil litigation matters.

Other Distinctions

  • 2016 Tribute to Women in Industry – Award winner

  • New Jersey Law Journal (2013) – Named a "New Leader of the Bar"

  • Super Lawyers (2013–2015) – Recognized as a "Rising Star"

  • New York State Bar Association (2014-2015) – Named a “Empire State Counsel Honoree”

Publications

Beyond HTML5 and Java: What Developers and Publishers Need to Know When Creating Mobile Health Apps
Healthcare Business Today, November 17, 2016
Mary Hildebrand, CIPP/US/E, Matt Savare, Cassandra Porter, CIPP/US
Crucial Steps to be Taken by the Board of Directors of Financially Troubled Companies
Practical Law, June 2016
S. Jason Teele, Cassandra Porter, CIPP/US
Crucial Steps to be Taken by the Board of Directors of Financially Troubled Companies
Practical Law, April 2016
S. Jason Teele, Cassandra Porter, CIPP/US
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Press Mentions

In Law360Cassandra M. Porter, CIPP/US is highlighted in connection with her role as Consumer Privacy Ombudsman in the Golfsmith Chapter 11 matters. , Law360 , October 31, 2016
Cassandra M. Porter, CIPP/US is recognized in Bankrupt Company News for being appointed as consumer privacy ombudsman (CBO) for Golfsmith International Holdings by the U.S. Trustee. , Bankrupt Company News , October 12, 2016
Cassandra M. Porter is quoted in Law360 regarding the Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings of Taylor-Wharton International. Porter is a member of the legal team representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of the specialty tank manufacturer. , Law360 , January 12, 2016
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Related Areas

Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors’ Rights
Privacy and Information Security

Education


Seton Hall University School of Law ( 2015 ) , Graduate Certificate in Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law & Compliance (emphasis on Privacy Issues and Cybersecurity)
Brooklyn Law School ( J.D. , 2004 )
Pratt Institute ( M.I.L.S. , 1999 )
Hunter College ( B.A. , 1996 ) , Political Science, cum laude

Bar Admissions


New York
New Jersey

Court Admissions


2005 , U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
2005 , U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
2005 , U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
2005 , U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Affiliations


  • Member, Lawyers Advisory Committee, Bankruptcy Court of the District of New Jersey, 2015-Present
  • Member, Consumer Privacy Ombudsman (CPO) Panel for the Third Circuit, 2016-Present
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), 2014-Present; Co-Chair, NJ IAPP Knowledgenet, 2016-Present 
    • CIPP/US 
  • Member, New York Women's Bar Association, 2005-Present; Member of Board of Directors, 2005-2011
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute, 2007-Present 
  • Member, Bankruptcy Editorial Advisory Board of Law360, 2016