Apollo Sustainability & ESG Conference

William E. Ridgway Annie Villanueva Jeffers

On October 17-19, litigation partner William Ridgway and labor and employment partner Anne Villanueva spoke at the Apollo Sustainability & ESG Conference in Las Vegas. Mr. Ridgway’s data privacy and cybersecurity session explored U.S. state data privacy laws and their impact on domestic businesses, recent guidance and enforcement actions under the General Data Protection Regulation in the EU, best practices for handling ransomware attacks and the evolving landscape of data privacy and cybersecurity service providers. Ms. Villanueva’s labor and employment session focused on the evolution of U.S. state marijuana laws and their impact on employers, work-from-home policies and workplace accessibility in a post-COVID era, best practices for employee health and safety post-COVID and the utility of racial equity audits in the private company context.