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Veronica D. Jackson


Counsel
Veronica D. Jackson

Veronica D. Jackson represents employers in a broad range employment litigation matters, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, ADA and FMLA litigation, and wrongful discharge. Veronica also has extensive experience conducting internal investigations for clients regarding allegations of workplace harassment, discrimination, retaliation under VII and ADA, and regarding incidents related to workplace violence concerns.  

Her assistance to clients also includes drafting policies, and performing employee and senior management training. Veronica also practices in the area of data privacy and security, and assists clients with both preventive efforts as well managing compliance issues in the aftermath of a cybersecurity incident.

Veronica is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). In the area of data privacy and security, Veronica counsels clients through data breach and cyber incident response efforts, including guiding clients through any necessary data breach notifications and representing clients in any subsequent regulatory and legal matters. Veronica also counsels clients regarding data security and privacy policies and provides training regarding data privacy and security best practices.

Prior to joining Miles & Stockbridge, Veronica practiced business litigation, representing clients in a broad variety of matters, including financial services litigation and privacy class actions.  

While a student at Georgetown University Law Center, Veronica was a staff editor of the Georgetown Journal of Gender & the Law and a semi-finalist in the Greenhalgh Mock Trial Competition. Veronica received her B.S. in economics, summa cum laude, from Florida A&M University, where she was a Thurgood Marshall Scholar.

Affiliations & Recognition

Recognition

  • Maryland Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars Edition: Selected for Inclusion in the area of Business Litigation (2015); Employment Litigation: Defense (2016-2017)

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Publications

"Employees Are a Gatekeeper to Effective Data Security," Maryland State Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law Newsletter (Spring 2019).
"A Global Perspective on Lessons from Equifax," TerraLex Beacon Alert (October 09, 2017).
"Availability of Insurance to Cover the Cost of Privacy and Data Breach Litigation," Privacy & Data Sec. L. J. (Co-Author) (March 2009).
"Identity Theft: When the Only Fear Is Fear Itself," Andrews Litig. Rep. (Co-Author) (February 2009).
"Vapor Intrusion May Rattle Development Deals," Andrews Litig. Rep. (Co-Author) (May 2008).

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