Bradley Attorneys Rachel LaBruyere and Lissette Payne Earn Certified Information Privacy Professional Credential

Press Release, Awards & Recognition

Bradley is pleased to announce that Rachel M. LaBruyere and Lissette Payne, attorneys in the firm’s Charlotte office, have earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) credential in Europe through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). The firm now has 10 members of its Cybersecurity and Privacy team with ANSI Certifications in Privacy (CIPT, CIPP/US and CIPP/E).

"We congratulate Rachel and Lissette on their achievement in earning the Certified Information Privacy Professional credential,” said Bradley Charlotte Office Managing Partner Christopher C. Lam. “Their sophisticated understanding of evolving privacy and data protection laws benefits both the firm and our clients in critical privacy matters.”

Ms. LaBruyere is an associate in Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group. She received her J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law, her M.A. in Spanish and Latin American Studies from American University, and her B.A. in Spanish and Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to law school, Ms. LaBruyere lived and worked in Washington, D.C., where she specialized in digital strategy for organizations and campaigns.

Ms. Payne is a member of Bradley’s Banking and Financial Services Practice Group. In addition to her CIPP/E credential, she has her CIPP/US credential, which is concentrated on the U.S. private sector. Ms. Payne received her J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law and her B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Accredited by the ANSI/ISO, the CIPP/E credential encompasses pan-European and national data protection laws, key privacy terminology, and practical concepts concerning the protection of personal data and trans-border data flows. CIPP/E designated professionals demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of information privacy within the European context, including critical topics such as the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and GDPR, as well as mandatory DPOs.