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Electronic Payments, Data Privacy and Security Law Attorney

Jill is an attorney in the firm’s Corporate Practice Team. She counsels companies in the electronic payment card processing industry on contractual and regulatory matters. Her clients include independent sales organizations (ISOs), financial institutions and merchant-acquiring businesses. Jill also advises clients who work with mobile payments, electronic fund transfers and stored value cards. She has significant experience drafting contracts and keeping clients apprised of legal and regulatory developments, including compliance with major card vendor rules, licensed lender laws, unclaimed property laws and other laws affecting the payments industry.

She routinely provides clients with updates on state and federal personal data protection law, and assists with the preparation of privacy policies which specifically address how personal information is collected, controlled, disclosed and deleted. In addition, she counsels clients regarding data breach security notification laws and works with forensic companies when a breach occurs. Jill also assists companies with compliance in responding to Visa and MasterCard notification requirements when a breach of credit card information has occurred.

Jill also has a unique background in aviation law. She advises clients on aircraft acquisitions, disposition, operation, leasing and financing, FAA filings, and International Registry requirements.

Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

Michigan Lawyers Weekly©, Women in the Law, 2017

Michigan Lawyers Weekly©, Up and Coming Lawyer, 2013

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

Electronic Transactions Association, Technology Committee

Leadership Detroit Class XL

National Business Aviation Association

Southeast Acquirers Association, Advisory Board

State Bar of Michigan

Women in Aviation

News & Publications

Presentations

Presenter, "Partnerships in Payments: Leveling the Playing Field", TRANSACT 15: Powered by ETA, March 31, 2015

Presenter, "EMV Payment Standard Update", EMV Payment Standard Update, October 21, 2015

Publications

Education

Michigan State University College of Law
East Lansing, Michigan
J.D., cum laude, 2004

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Michigan
B.A., Accounting, 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
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