Marian Waldmann Agarwal has a unique blend of business and legal skills she leverages when counseling clients on various privacy and data security matters. With a background in information systems and business management, and in-house experience as a secondee to two different companies, she has firsthand knowledge of the internal business needs required for company initiatives to succeed.
Ms. Waldmann Agarwal works with companies on designing and building various aspects of their privacy programs, including drafting internal policies, procedures, and guidelines for legal and non-legal audiences that incorporate privacy best practices and legal requirements in daily operations.
Ms. Waldmann Agarwal also advises clients on complying with U.S. and foreign privacy and data protection laws. She has helped clients develop privacy policies for website visitors, and drafted and negotiated contracts relating to cross-border data transfer and protection obligations. She has assisted clients with completing multijurisdictional surveys of privacy obligations, such as comparing different countries’ requirements for database registration, notice requirements, and marketing communications. Ms. Waldmann Agarwal also advises clients on privacy issues related to whistleblowing programs.
Ms. Waldmann Agarwal received her J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2004 and her B.S./M.B.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1999. Prior to attending law school, she worked as an application specialist for a small software company.Show More