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Privacy Issues Relevant to Federal Agencies & to Society More Broadly

Total Credits: 1

2023 Federal Sector Conference
Labor Law |  Labor Relations
Heidi Burakiewicz |  Shannon Dahn |  Partap Verma |  Anthony G. Volini
1 Hour 01 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Sep 14, 2023
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Topics will include (1) overarching privacy principles, (2) understanding privacy versus security, (3) workplace privacy and free speech, (4) privacy implications with litigation against federal agencies, (5) FOIA requests. (6) privacy and security by design concepts, and (7) AI relative to privacy and security.


Heidi Burakiewicz's Profile

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Burakiewicz & DePriest, PLLC

Attorney Heidi Burakiewicz has devoted her career to helping employees and unions navigate the full spectrum of labor and employment issues facing workers, including sexual harassment, workplace discrimination, and wage & hour violations, often in class and collective actions.  She is a founding member of Burakiewicz & DePriest, PLLC, in Washington, D.C.  The firm practices nationally, with a focus on federal employee representation.  Contact:; (240) 751-6583.    

Shannon Dahn's Profile

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Privacy Program Chief


Shannon Dahn is Chief of the FDIC’s Privacy Program, which is responsible for managing privacy risks and complying with privacy requirements across the Corporation. This includes breach response, conducting privacy impact assessments, privacy training, and other efforts to ensure proper handling of personally identifiable information (PII) at FDIC. Prior to joining FDIC, Ms. Dahn served as a detailee to the OMB Office of Information Regulatory Affairs where she contributed to the drafting of the OMB breach response guidance and other Federal privacy policy guidance. Ms. Dahn began her privacy career at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where she held various privacy positions at headquarters and operational components.

Partap Verma's Profile

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Senior Privacy Counsel

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Partap Verma is currently the Senior Privacy Counsel at the Federal Insurance Deposit Corporation. He has practiced FOIA, Privacy Law and Information Sharing for the past 18 years at 3 different Federal Agencies. During his time at the U.S. Department of State, Partap worked on negotiating, drafting and implementing interagency information sharing agreements involving the sharing of sensitive national security data with a variety of intel agencies including the CIA, NSA, FBI, TSA, TSC and NCTC. He also worked as a Diplomat in India and Turkey – where he worked on sensitive matters including biometric programming and technology transfer issues.  As an attorney at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Partap was the primary counsel assigned to the Department’s $3 Billion Transformation Project – which was the largest paper to electronic transition in the Agency’s history. He was among the first to be a part of an effort to successfully implement Agile Development in conjunction with real-time Privacy legal analysis and was also recognized for creating a fully custom in-house identity proofing system – that was also recognized as the first of its kind in the federal space.

As Senior Privacy Counsel at the FDIC, Partap manages all Privacy inquiries from across FDIC’s 7 Regional/Field Offices as well as its main headquarters in Washington D.C. and Arlington Virginia. He also approves all Privacy compliance documents like SORNs, PIA, PTA as well as Information Sharing Agreements. Most notably, he was recently recognized for drafting and finalizing an Information Sharing Agreement with the State of NY and NYC in record time – after the failure of Signature Bank. Partap is a certified mediator and has conducted over 75 EEO related mediations. He received his J.D. with Honors from the Pennsylvania State University School of Law in 2005 along with certificates in Transnational Law from Duke University and the University of London.

Anthony G. Volini's Profile

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Professor of Legal Practice Legal Writing

DePaul College of Law

Anthony G. Volini is a Professor of Legal Practice at DePaul University College of Law where he teaches US and EU Data Privacy Law and IP legal skills courses.  With his background in patent practice and his recently completed MS in Cybersecurity (network security concentration), his scholarship focuses on the intersection of technology and the law, and he has published in several top technology law journals.