• Georgia
  • Michigan
  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Elizabeth K. Hinson

T: 404.322.6606
Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW, Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363

Bess Hinson is an associate based out of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s Atlanta office where she practices in the Privacy and Information Security Practice Group. She provides legal advice on matters related to privacy laws affecting multiple sectors of the economy. She represents clients at all stages of incident response from investigation, notification, remediation, managing privacy class action risks, and defense of litigation and regulatory inquiry. She regularly counsels clients on cross-border data flows and navigating conflicts between foreign privacy laws and U.S. compliance obligations. She has experience in privacy matters, including information governance and data management, online advertising, internal compliance policies, and consumer policies, including website and mobile application policies, vendor management, and advising on privacy and security-related compliance strategies and programs.

Representative Matters

The following is a selected sampling of recent cases and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter:

  • Advised multiple clients through all stages of data breach incidents resulting from W-2 phishing scams, including developing tailored guidance for affected employee populations
  • Counseled manufacturer regarding cross-border data transfers, social networking matters, and e-mail marketing campaigns
  • Defended large retailer in consumer data breach multidistrict litigation including claims under state data breach notification laws, the Stored Communications Act, and consumer protection statutes