Jenell Trigg is the chair of Lerman Senter’s Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Practice Group and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (“CIPP/US”) under the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She specializes in privacy, data protection and cybersecurity issues, intellectual property concerns, and government regulation of the internet and new technologies. Jenell also maintains a varied practice in broadcast, wireless, cable, internet, and telecommunications industries.
As a former broadcast television sales and marketing executive for 16 years in two major media markets, Jenell has a firsthand understanding of the practical impact of regulations on business operations and a company’s bottom line. She has an invaluable perspective on the FCC rulemaking and enforcement process, having served on the staffs of two FCC Commissioners and at the FCC Bureau/Office level. Prior to private practice, Jenell served as Assistant Chief Counsel for Telecommunications for the Office of Advocacy, U.S. Small Business Administration, where she directed involvement in communications, technology, and internet issues and proceedings before the FCC, other federal and state government agencies, the White House, and Congress.
As detailed in Our Values, Jenell is a nationally recognized DEI leader, achieving gains for women, minorities, and small business ownership across media, communications, information, and tech industries. She serves as Lerman Senter’s Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.