Jacques is an eData attorney, certified in data protection and M&A, that integrates multi-business line corporate experience to provide growth- and risk- calibrated advice reflecting the responsibilities and opportunities of elite data stewardship.
He is admitted to practice law in New York and certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (CIPP/US). He has also been previously certified as a Mergers and Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) by the Alliance of Mergers and Acquisition Advisors. Subject matters include Data Privacy and Cybersecurity, Anti-Money Laundering/Bank Secrecy Act compliance, and Cost of Insurance litigation (COI). Experience includes investigations, class-action defense, regulatory inquiry response, and compliance program assessment and development.
In addition to serving as Vice-Chair of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Section, Jacques volunteers in numerous leadership capacities including the Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) Fellows Board Co-Chair and CUP Convening Faculty Member; My Brother’s Keeper My Sister’s Keeper (MBK/MSK) Steering Committee Member; and the Urban Assembly School of Law and Justice Volunteer and Advocate. Past service includes Advisor to the Executive Director, Board Member, and Committee Chair roles in the areas of governance, finance, and development for non-profit organizations on both coasts. In all roles, Jacques has developed and/or implemented strategic and tactical plans with measurable goals and concrete timelines.
Jacques received his J.D. from Howard University School of Law where he was a member of the Huver I. Brown Trial Advocacy team, and his B.A. from Morehouse College. He is a CUP Fellow and member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.