Laura Clark Fey
Laura utilizes her deep expertise and experience in data privacy & cybersecurity, eDiscovery & legal holds, and litigation to help U.S. and multinational organizations develop and implement practical, legally compliant solutions to their unique privacy and information governance challenges. Laura is one of 27 U.S. lawyers selected into the inaugural class of Privacy Law Specialists (IAPP). She also is a member of the inaugural class of IAPP Fellows of Information Privacy (FIP). Laura is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. and Europe (CIPP/US; CIPP/E) and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). The U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission have selected Laura as a Privacy Shield Arbitrator. In this role, she will resolve privacy complaints brought under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.
In her specialized practice, Laura, who was previously an equity partner at an Am Law 100 firm, draws upon over twenty years of litigation and trial experience successfully defending U.S. and multinational organizations in a variety of complex matters—including attorney general actions, multi-district litigation, and class actions—as well as her experiences as a former Honor’s Program attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, where she was selected as an Outstanding Performance Award recipient.
Laura, who is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation and a direct descendant of the first governor of the Chickasaw Nation, also is a passionate advocate for diversity. She is a founding member of the University of Kansas Law School Diversity Advisory Council. Fey|LLC is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBENC; Kansas Department of Commerce); a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WBENC); a certified Minority Business Enterprise (Kansas Department of Commerce); and a Chickasaw Nation Preferred Vendor (Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce).
Laura is a frequent speaker on data protection & privacy, legal hold & e-discovery, and information governance compliance issues. She also has provided legal analysis on a number of national television and radio news broadcasts covering high-profile legal issues and cases.
Laura has been selected as a Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer® for twelve straight years—2007-2018. Laura has been named to the publication’s list of “Top 50 Women.” She has been named a Top Attorney in Business Services by Super Lawyers® Corporate Counsel Edition. Laura also has been named a Fellow in the Trial Lawyer Honorary Society of the Litigation Counsel of America, whose membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of North American lawyers, judges, and scholars. Ingram’s, Kansas City’s Business Magazine, recognized Laura’s leadership abilities and accomplishments by naming her to Kansas City’s “40 under Forty.”