Benita A. Kahn

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.6487
Fax 614.719.4792
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Benita is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office, chair of the technology and intellectual property group, and a member of the public utilities group. Benita works with many nationally recognized retailers advising them on privacy laws, information security and consumer protection laws. Over the last thirteen years, she has assisted clients with creation of their marketing programs in compliance with the various state (including use of new technologies and social media), governance of collected personal information, compliance with federal consumer protection laws, privacy policy creation, information security programs and incident response policies.

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Benita is a vice chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Consumer Protection Committee, a member of the ABA, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association, the International Association of Privacy Professionals and is a Certified International Privacy Professional (CIPP).

Benita has given presentations on a variety of topics relating to privacy compliance for advertising and marketing initiatives, and customer data security and compromises of retail data to numerous retail associations and professional associations, including the International Association Privacy Professionals (IAPP), National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), the American Bar Association and Infosec.

Benita received her J.D. summa cum laude from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif. She received her B.A. cum laude from the University of Akron.

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