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  • Writer's pictureBrettner Counsel


Updated: Jan 10, 2022

BC founding partner, Jacqueline Brettner, has joined the Loyola School of Law Faculty as an Adjunct Professor of Privacy Law. She officially begins teaching in the Fall 2020 semester and will be paired with Professor Ann Koppel for the course Healthcare Privacy and Security. Throughout her career, and in particular the past decade, Jackie has developed and maintained a robust data privacy and security practice including all aspects of risk management, insurance coverage, and insurance coverage litigation. Jackie also regularly assists her clients with privacy and security risk assessments and is frequently tasked with the evaluation and preparation of internal and external privacy policies, data security and data breach policies, and employee training. She is also a regular speaker on these topics at both the local and national level. The Healthcare Privacy and Security course will cover the dramatic changes in healthcare that have taken place over the past 20 years as a result of the introduction and mass adoption of technology. The course will cover the changes and challenges in the health care system when it comes to data security and data privacy, including a detailed evaluation of HIPAA and HITECH as well as the anticipated changes resulting from the accelerated adoption of virtual medical treatment in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. "Teaching has always been a goal of mine and I'm thrilled to be joining the faculty as an Adjunct Professor of such a well thought of educational institution in the city", said Jackie Brettner. "One of the greatest rewards in my career has been to educate others on topics I am passionate about and I'm grateful to Loyola University College of Law for the opportunity to contribute to the education of future legal minds in this important and rapidly evolving area". In addition to Healthcare, Jackie has worked with and represents clients in the Energy, Telecommunications, Tech, Construction, Financial, Education, and Retail, Hotel, and Tourism sectors. Brettner Counsel (BC Firm) was founded in September 2019 by Jackie Brettner. The firm's goal of servicing clients in a non-traditional manner largely of streamlining ministerial tasks and enhancing attorney productive by leveraging technology has proven an effective and efficient response to clients' needs. It has also allowed BC Firm to provide uninterrupted services to their clients during the global pandemic. To learn more about Ms. Brettner's practice areas and BC Firm services, visit our website.

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