Hayley R. Curry is a member of Morrison & Foerster’s market-leading Privacy + Data Security team, helping clients across industries craft global privacy compliance strategies and data security solutions.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Ms. Curry was a Captain in the U.S. Army and served as an Associate Deputy General Counsel in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), where she focused on privacy, data security, regulatory compliance and litigation. While at DoD, Ms. Curry was significantly involved in the development of numerous programs designed to prevent insider threats, network intrusions and the disclosure of national security information. She was also actively engaged in a variety of high-level initiatives involving emerging technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and behavioral analytics. Ms. Curry has extensive Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) experience and has advised on a broad range of data protection concerns regarding the digital storage of health and other employee data.
A skilled litigator, Ms. Curry was a key member of the defense team in the highly-publicized litigations seeking the release of Abu Ghraib detainee photos and the production of court-martial documents related to WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning.
During law school, Ms. Curry served in the Division of Enforcement at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as well as in the U.S. Department of State’s Regional Security Office in Kathmandu, Nepal. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Government (CIPP/G), a graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne School and the recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal, awarded for outstanding meritorious achievement or service to the United States.
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