NADC Webinar: Websites: The Target of State Regulators and Plaintiff’s Bar

Speakers will answer questions related to auto dealer obligations under state data privacy and security laws, as well as under the Gramm Leach Bliley act. NADC webinars are for current members only. CLE Credit may be available.

Program Information

When: March 22, 2023 |  2 - 3 PM EDT

Speakers: Sarah F. Hutchins, Parker Poe | Robert M. Botkin, Parker Poe

Join Sarah Fulton Hutchins and Robert Botkin in a webinar that will answer questions related to auto dealer obligations under state data privacy and security laws, as well as under the Gramm Leach Bliley act with respect to privacy notices, cookie usage, and mitigating website related legal risk. Sarah and Robert will review these laws generally and outline key considerations for compliance.



CLE Information

CLE Credit may be available for up to 60 minutes of educational program if approved in your state (1 general credits for states that calculate 60 minutes per credit; 1.2 for states that use 50 minutes per credit).

Contact Jennifer Polo-Sherk at for more information. Please make sure to indicate on your online registration form what states you would like to receive CLE credit in.

Webinar Access

You'll receive information about accessing the webinar after you have registered.

If you cannot attend the live webinar, a recording will be made available for 60 days post the live webinar. You must register to get access to the recording.

About the Speakers


Sarah F. Hutchins, Partner, Parker Poe

Sarah Hutchins leads the firm's Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Team and is certified as a legal specialist in privacy and information security law by the North Carolina State Bar.

Sarah helps clients navigate business litigation, government investigations, and data privacy and cybersecurity. She has significant experience
representing clients in business disputes, including over noncompetition and non-solicitation agreements, trade secret misappropriation, and unfair and deceptive trade practices. Her deep understanding of the digital aspects of business litigation allows her to assist clients in quickly identifying a digital trail and isolating key material.

Sarah also has extensive experience in large-scale government investigations featuring the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, among other regulators. A seasoned litigator, she is admitted to practice before state and federal courts in North Carolina and Virginia, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

Sarah's experience with business litigation and government investigations strengthens her cybersecurity and data privacy practice. She is recognized by the IAPP as a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US), which is the gold standard for privacy professionals in America. Sarah counsels multi-national corporations on compliance with federal and state data privacy and security regulations, advises on the cross-border transfer of personal data, and coordinates data breach responses with governmental and quasi-governmental entities. Sarah's extensive litigation experience includes federal and state civil lawsuits related to data privacy,
security, and information technology.

Within Parker Poe, Sarah serves as the head of the firm's Recruiting Committee and is a member of Parker Poe's Professional Review Committee and its Security Team. While at the William & Mary School of Law, she was a member of the Journal of Women and the Law and the William & Mary Moot Court Team.

Robert M. Botkin, Associate, Parker Poe

Robert Botkin helps clients navigate data privacy and security issues across industries and assists with developing privacy policies, responding to security incidents, and implementing data governance programs. Additionally, he advises on emerging technology regulations, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. 

Robert has experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating master agreements, software-as-a-service agreements, software license agreements, terms of use, and other related documents. His mix of regulatory and transactional experience allows him to provide tailored, business-focused and time sensitive solutions.

Robert is an IAPP Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), IAPP Certified Information Privacy Practitioner/ U.S. (CIPP/US), IAPP Certified Privacy Law Specialist (PLS), and Certified AWS Cloud Practitioner. Prior to joining the firm, Robert was an associate at a large transatlantic law firm and an associate vice president of a bulge bracket bank's Legal Data Protection and Sourcing team.

Outside of work, Robert serves on the advisory boards of Chabad Young Professionals of Raleigh and the Plant Era.