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ThoraKnight

AttorneyThora.Knight@ThompsonHine.com
New York

O 212.908.3971

M 646.689.3502

ThoraKnight

Attorney

Focus Areas

  • Assisted clients review, amend and negotiate data processing agreements.
  • Drafted formal data breach notification reports.
  • Drafted online terms and conditions, privacy policies and cookie policies for domestic and global companies.
  • Prepared data transfer impact assessment for exporting personal data from the EEA into the United States.
  • Assisted chemical company in responding to a cyber incident in accordance with federal regulations and state law.
  • Provided legal analysis to a global manufacturing company on California’s legal consent requirement for two party phone monitoring.
  • Assisted a global software company in determining whether an unauthorized access to a personnel database constitutes a breach under the GDPR that warrants notification to data subjects and the supervisory authority.
  • “Information Privacy: A Review of Levels of Analysis and Theories in IS,” New York Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, 2021
  • Co-creator, poster: “Assessment of Post-deployment AI Ethical Risks,” presented at Society for Risk Analysis 2020 Risk Science for Sustainability conference, 2020
  • “Privacy: A Conceptual Analysis at the Intersection of Information Science, Psychology & Law,” New York Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, 2019

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association: member, Young Lawyers & Professionals Advisory Panel, Privacy and Information Security Committee (2021–2022); Young Lawyer Representative, Advertising Disputes and Litigation Committee (2021–2022)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar

Community Activities

  • MBA Mentor for Undergraduate Honors, Spring 2018

Education

  • State University of New York at Albany, Ph.D., expected December 2022
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D., 2018
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, M.B.A., 2018
  • University of Phoenix, B.S., 2010

Bar Admissions

  • New York