Jacqueline Klosek

As a Certified Information Privacy Professional, Ms. Klosek is on the Advisory Board for The Privacy Advisor of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and is the co-chair of the International Working Group of that organization.

Ms. Klosek serves as Team Leader of Intellectual Property and Technology Law for the Afghanistan Transitional Commercial Law Project, an initiative which seeks to assist Afghanistan in revising its commercial laws. She has also served as a consultant to various Directorate Generals of the European Commission in connection with a number of studies related to various aspects of the information society, including a study on International Private Law and Electronic Commerce, for which she served as the national expert for the United States.

Ms. Klosek is a member of the American Bar Association and is the Vice Chair of the Information Services, Technology & Data Protection Committee of the ABA’s Section of International Law.

Ms. Klosek is the author of the following four books: The Right to Know – Your Guide to Using and Defending Freedom of Information Law in the United States (Praeger Publishing, 2009); The War on Privacy (Praeger Publishing, 2006); The Legal Guide to e-Business (Greenwood Publishing, 2003); and Data Privacy in the Information Age (Greenwood Publishing, 2000). She also contributed to The New Virtual Money by Olivier Hance and Suzanne Dionne-Baltz, and Corporate Legal Departments by Carole Basri.

She is also the author of numerous articles, the most recent of which include: “Viewpoint: National Research Council Report Discusses Possible Future of Privacy Regulation in the United States,” “Case Emphasizes Importance of Providing Clear Notice of Change of Online Terms,” “Banks Need a Disclosure Action Plan,” “Massachusetts Bill: Shifting the Costs of Data Breaches” “The Case For Factoring Data Privacy And Security Considerations Into A Company’s Outsourcing Strategy,” “Privacy in the New Congress: Predictions for 2007.”

While attending law school, Ms. Klosek was the Senior Articles Editor of the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law.

Prior to joining Goodwin Procter, Ms. Klosek was employed as a legal adviser with the IT, E-Commerce and Electronic Financial Services Group in the Brussels office of Deloitte & Touche. She also completed internships with a number of international organizations, including the International Commission of Jurists in Geneva and the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Ms. Klosek has also lectured on international intellectual property law and the law of E-Commerce as an adjunct professor at New York University

Ms. Klosek is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York

In 2004, Ms. Klosek received NJBiz magazine’s “40 Under 40” award, given annually to the top 40 achievers in New Jersey with an established record of leadership who have taken on key decision-making roles at an earlier-than-usual stage in their lives.