Rita focuses on corporate, transactional, and data privacy and information security matters. With extensive experiencing representing clients in a wide variety of industries including professional services, banking and finance, healthcare, manufacturing, technology, aviation supply, craft breweries, not-for-profit trade associations and multinational gift card distributors, Rita works strategically with her clients to set up and promote corporate governance cohesiveness, risk awareness, and legal compliance infrastructures to create stability, growth, risk mitigation, and future transitional planning for both strategic and private equity sales, mergers, and acquisitions.
With nearly 30 years of experience, Rita understands the importance of staying on top of the changing laws and regulations, specifically in the data management and privacy space. She frequently counsels’ clients in designing and operationalizing data management and protection law compliance programs, including those related to GLBA, HIPPA, GDPR and CCPA, among others and has attained her CIPP/US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
“We are thrilled to have Rita join our growing Business & Corporate group. Her diverse experience and trusted expertise is an excellent addition to the Firm, and will only continue the best service to our clients,” Jon Kreucher, President & CEO of the Firm, said.
Prior to joining Howard & Howard, Rita worked as a corporate attorney for several prominent Chicago-based firms, including a business transactional firm that she founded and served as managing partner for over 15 years.
About Howard & Howard
With a history spanning over 150 years, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice, providing legal services to businesses and business owners. More than 125 attorneys practice out of offices in Las Vegas; Detroit, Michigan; Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); and Los Angeles, California. For more information, please visit howardandhoward.com.