Robinson+Cole Lawyer Selected for Providence Business News’ 2020 “40 Under Forty” ProgramRobinson+Cole Business Litigation Group and Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Team lawyer Kathryn M. Rattigan was chosen as a winner of Providence Business News’ 16th annual 40 Under Forty program. Ms. Rattigan will be honored in a virtual ceremony to be held July 16, 2020.Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw 200 law firm established 175 years ago in Connecticut, has more than 200 lawyers in eleven offices throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Florida and California. We serve regional, national, and international clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Robinson+Cole is a service mark of Robinson & Cole LLP. For more information, please visit www.rc.com.
Ms. Rattigan advises clients on data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and compliance with related state and federal laws. She also provides legal advice regarding the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS, or drones) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. Ms. Rattigan represents clients across all industries, such as insurance, health care, education, energy, and construction. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and an adjunct professor at Roger Williams University School of Law.
Ms. Rattigan is also committed to doing pro bono work and being actively involved in the community. She has participated in the Roger Williams University School of Law Pro Bono Collaborative and provided pro bono legal services to The Children’s Trust, Rhode Island Legal Services and the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy. She serves on the Advisory Board for Inner Explorer, a non-profit working to help students focus and succeed through mindfulness practice in the classroom, and College Visions, which helps low-income students pursue a college education.
Ms. Rattigan is also a member of the Policy and Advocacy Committee of the Women's Fund of Rhode Island, an organization that invests in women and girls through research, advocacy, grant-making and strategic partnerships designed to advance gender equity through systemic change.
The 40 Under Forty awardees were selected based on their career success and involvement within their communities. Among the winners chosen for the 2020 program are those who work in the nonprofit, education, pharmaceutical, architecture, retail, construction, architecture, finance, government, and health care sectors.