(Jackson, Mississippi / April 4, 2016) Robert F. Walker of Baker Donelson has earned a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) credential from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Originally launched in 2004 as the first professional certification ever offered in information privacy, the CIPP has become the preeminent credential in the field. A CIPP credential means the recipient has gained a foundational understanding of privacy and data protection law and practice, and has knowledge of jurisdictional laws, regulations and enforcement models. Mr. Walker holds the CIPP/US concentration, which focuses on the U.S. private sector.
Mr. Walker, a shareholder in Baker Donelson's Jackson office, is a member of the Firm's Privacy and Information Security Team. A graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law, he is a member of IAPP, the Defense Research Institute and the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association.