Ice Miller LLP
Reena R. Bajowala is a partner in Ice Miller’s Data Security & Privacy, Information Technology (IT) & Software Disputes and Benefit Disputes practices. Reena is a Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) and a Certified Information Privacy Professional – US (CIPP/US). Reena regularly advises on data privacy and security, with a focus on data breach, cybersecurity and InfoSec issues. She helps clients investigate, remediate and comply with legal obligations when faced with a data security incident, including in business email compromise, ransomware or wire transfer fraud scenarios. She is experienced with data security and privacy due diligence for corporate transactions, conducting risk assessments, developing privacy and security compliance programs, and doing proactive planning for potential data security incidents, including drafting incident response plans, communications plans and conducting tabletop exercises. She also advises on issues of cyber literacy on public and private boards of directors. In addition, Reena helps evaluate legal risks relating to emerging technologies, including Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and drones.
Reena also represents buyers and providers of IT services embroiled in issues ranging from billing and performance disputes arising from Master Services Agreements and Service Level Agreements to copyright and licensing disputes pursuant to Software Licensing and SaaS agreements. Reena also protects the interests of companies during software licensing reviews or audits by software companies. While her goal is to resolve disputes pre-litigation, Reena has extensive litigation and trial experience from filing of complaint to settlement or verdict, including over 100 days of first-chair trial experience.