Justin Joy provides counsel to clients in various industries in the area of information privacy and cybersecurity including incident investigation and breach response management, regulatory compliance, privacy and security policy review and drafting, and cyber risk management. Specifically in the area of healthcare, Justin’s counsel covered entities and business associates on a variety of matters pertaining to HIPAA Privacy Rule, Security Rule, and Breach Notification Rule compliance.
Justin speaks frequently to various groups and organizations on the topic of information privacy and cybersecurity. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US) and a Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Additionally, Justin has a variety of experience in various civil litigation matters including healthcare liability defense, business and commercial litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and business torts. He also represents media organizations and journalists in defamation actions, First Amendment-related proceedings, and other media matters. Justin has been involved in a number of jury trials to verdict.
Justin also represents departing individuals, as well as employers and closely held corporate entities in business separation and dissolution matters. He has particular experience in healthcare provider departures and is familiar with the unique issues involved in provider transitions. He also has experience in advising small and midsize private corporations and businesses in various areas.
Justin also serves as the firm’s chief privacy officer. In this role, Justin promotes an awareness of privacy and security-related issues for the firm. He oversees the development and implementation of the firm’s information security and privacy policies. Justin also addresses matters pertaining to client requests for security assessment surveys and related inquiries.
- American Bar Association
- Arkansas Bar Association
- Tennessee Bar Association
- Memphis Bar Association
PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
- CIPT/Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
- CIPP/US Certification; Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
- Named on the list of “Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars,” 2017
- Graduate, International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Trial Academy, 2010
- Articles editor, The University of Memphis Law Review
- Recipient, Cecil C. Humphreys Fellowship
- Phi Kappa Phi
- Beta Gamma Sigma
Mr. Joy has worked on a pro bono bases counseling individuals in consumer transactions and related matters. He currently serves on the board of directors of a multi-city ministry providing mentoring for new and expectant parents and on the board of a re-entry workforce development ministry.