Richard Sheinis, a partner in the Atlanta office of HBS, recently passed the certification examination and receiving the designation of Certified International Privacy Professional (CIPP-US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. The CIPP/US credential demonstrates a strong foundation in U.S. private-sector privacy laws and regulations and understanding of the legal requirements for the responsible transfer of sensitive personal data to/from the United States, the European Union and other jurisdictions.

Mr. Sheinis has been actively involved in International Law for several years. In 2008, he worked with members of the Dutch and American business communities to form the Netherlands-American Chamber of Commerce of the Southeastern United States and has served as president of this organization. He has represented companies from the Netherlands, France, Germany and South Africa. Mr. Sheinis was awarded the 2012 Halve Maen Award for his work in strengthening the Dutch-American relationship in the Atlanta Community. 

HBS would like to congratulate Richard Sheinis for receiving this designation. This certification recognizes the outstanding knowledge and training of HBS attorneys and bolsters the firm’s reputation as a leading law firm involved with International Law.