Professional Biography

Miriam Farhi Senior Privacy and Product Counsel

  • Seattle

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    Seattle

    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA

    +1.206.359.8195

    MFarhi@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

Miriam Farhi is a Senior Privacy and Product Counsel who works closely with the firm's Technology Transactions & Privacy practice. She works with a broad range of companies on issues relating to privacy, data security, e-commerce and online marketplaces, social media, the Internet of Things, online advertising and consumer protection.

Miriam works with clients on global product launches and product reviews; conducts privacy and security assessments; develops and helps clients implement internal data protection policies, procedures and governance programs; counsels clients about international privacy and data protection frameworks and helps them develop a strategic, global approach to privacy and data security; drafts consumer-facing terms and policies, including terms of service, terms of sale, acceptable use policies and privacy policies; and negotiates commercial agreements that involve the transfer of personal data.

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Professional Recognition

  • Listed in Who’s Who Legal in Telecommunications Media & Technology, 2016
  • Listed in Who’s Who Legal 2016 – Compendium Edition
  • Listed in Chambers USA "America's Leading Lawyers," for Privacy & Data Security, 2014

Professional Leadership

  • World Affairs Council, Board Member, 2016 - 2017
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Leading Women in Technology 2016 Wilpower Program, Participant

Community Involvement

  • Holocaust Survivors Justice Network, Volunteer Attorney, 2011 - Present
  • Housing Justice Project, Seattle, WA, Volunteer Attorney, 2009
  • Access to Justice Institute, Seattle, WA, Volunteer, 2006 - 2008
  • Mercer Island High School Career and Technical Advisory Board, Board Member

Related Employment

  • Perkins Coie LLP, Seattle, WA, Summer Associate, 2007
  • Mexican Capital Legal Assistance Project, Seattle, WA, Legal Intern, 2006
  • The Transatlantic Institute, Brussels, Belgium, Fellow, 2004 - 2005

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