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Julie D. Honor


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M 773.519.3031

Julie D. Honor


Focus Areas

Examples of Julie’s experience include:

  • Master services and master consulting agreements, including global agreements utilizing affiliate adoption agreements
  • Statements of Work, including developing stock language databases to expedite Statement of Work creation
  • Advised clients on developing an approach, guidelines, and policies on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and generative AI based on their business and industry
  • Served on working committee of a mid-size company with offices in multiple countries to evaluate generative AI uses, develop policies to govern use, and deliver internal training programs for company employees
  • Negotiated commercial contracts for the purchase, implementation, and use of generative AI software
  • Guided clients on the factors to evaluate and steps to take to identify and manage the use of generative AI
  • Inbound and outbound software and SaaS licensing
  • Referral agreements
  • Advised clients on drafting policies and procedures and developing internal compliance programs with respect to a broad range of data protection laws, statutes, and regulations, including GDPR and CCPA; employee data privacy notices and policies; data breach preparation and response; vendor management and data processing agreements; written information security plans; and WCAG compliance
  • Prepared data incident response plans and programs and assisted small and midsize companies in responding to data events, including incidents involving the unauthorized access, acquisition, or disclosure of personal data or confidential information
  • Drafted online terms and conditions and privacy policies for domestic and global companies
  • Drafted privacy notices and statements to address the CCPA’s notice requirement, including drafting website privacy policies, employee privacy statements, and job candidate privacy notices
  • Assisted companies in conducting data mapping exercises to identify the purpose, scope, and legal authorization for their data processing activities
  • Cloud hosting agreements
  • Reseller, channel partner and distributor agreements
  • Government contracting
  • Representation of publicly traded company in global commercial transactions
  • Representing privately held companies as purchasers of privately held companies
  • Representing privately held companies as sellers to privately held and public companies
  • Representation of companies across industries (technology, digital marketing, creative services, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate and information services) in commercial contracting and business process development relating to contracting
  • Representation of private and public companies in negotiating and resolving claims and disputes prior to such matters moving to litigation

Change Management

  • Speaker, “Being a Change Agent,” April 2022
  • Speaker, “Change Management with Contracts: Best Practices for Rolling Out Modern Technologies,” September 2020
  • Speaker, “Change Management for In-House Counsel,” August 2020
  • Panelist, “Legal Innovation: Using Tech to Navigate Crises,” June 2020
  • Panelist, “The New Digital Normal,” May 2020
    Speaker, “7 Steps to Successfully Introduce Change at Your Company,” July 2018
  • Customer speaker, SpringCM Customer Summit, September 2017

Data Privacy, Contract Law and Litigation

  • Guest speaker, “Data Storytelling,” Notes to My (Legal) Self Podcast, June 2021
  • Speaker, “Contract Data Storytelling,” Consero’s General Counsel Virtual Summit, February 2021
  • Panelist, “Privacy Law in 2020,” ChIPs Global Summit, November 2020
  • Speaker, “The Future of Data in a Privacy-First World,” August 2020
  • Panelist, “Win, Lose or Draw: Defining What it Means to Win for the Corporate Litigant and Managing Cases to Get the W,” Chicago Bar Association, April 2018

Leadership and Work Life Integration

  • Panelist, “Rewriting the Rules in the Age of COVID-19: Becoming a Futurist,” Driving Diversity in Law and Leadership, May 2020
  • Panelist, “GC Roundtable: Getting Fired,” The Fourth Floor, March 2021
  • Guest speaker, “Embracing Vulnerability to Find Your Strengths,” Notes to My (Legal) Self Podcast, January 2021
  • Moderator, “Work Life Integration,” Women in Legal and Corporate Leadership, November 2020
  • Guest speaker, “Deliberative Leadership taught by William Henderson,” Indiana University Maurer School of Law, April 2020
  • Panelist, “Smashing the Glass Ceiling,” Benchmark Women in Litigation Forum, March 2017
  • Featured Customer, Employee Kickoff Event, SpringCM, March 2018

Professional Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Project Management Institute

Community Activities

  • Planned Parenthood of Illinois, Board of Directors Member, 2023-present
  • American Lung Association, Council Member 2020-present; Recipient of 2021 Outstanding Mother Award
  • Chicago Mentoring Society, Mentor, 2015-2017
  • CASA Lake County, Young Professionals Board Member, 2012-2013
  • Center for Disability and Elder Law, Young Professionals Board of Directors, Member and Volunteer Attorney, 2008-2012
  • Spanish


  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 2008,
    cum laude

    senior production manager, Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies

  • Penn State University, B.S., 2005,

    with high distinction

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New Jersey
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