The Antitrust Law Section and the Privacy and Information Security Committee congratulates the 2021 Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Writing Competition for Young Lawyers recipients for their impressive perspectives and well-written scholarly articles on relevant and timely privacy issues.
2021 Competition Award Winners
Sheya Jabouin is a 3L student at the George Washington University Law School. She graduated in 2015 from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in Government and French. Prior to attending law school, Sheya served as a paralegal at the Federal Trade Commission for the Bureau of Consumer Protection, and in the office of both Commissioner Terrell McSweeny and Commissioner Rohit Chopra. Following her graduation from GW Law, she will be working in New York as an associate for O'Melveny & Myers, LLP.
Alicia C. Rohan, Esq., a Western New York native, has been admitted to the New York State bar for four years and has been working in private practice in rural New York communities since graduating from Albany Law School in 2016. In February 2020, she hung a shingle and opened Rohan Law Firm.
Alicia first became interested in issues of cybersecurity and data privacy in 2017 after reading ABA Formal Opinion 477. In May 2020, she decided to obtain a formal education in those areas and began her LLM at Albany Law School. Shortly after beginning her degree, she started a cybersecurity consulting business, Otsego Cybersecurity Compliance Consulting, with the goal of assisting small law firms and other businesses in understanding their cyber-risk environment, regulatory/ethical compliance needs, and guidance for best practices, processes and procedures. She is on track to graduate and obtain her LLM this summer.
Her legal experiences are varied. She is passionate about protecting client data and keeping up with the latest technology, and strives to represent all her clients ethically, diligently, and with passionate, no-nonsense advocacy. She currently focuses on estate planning and the administration of estates and trusts, but also handles other matters such as real property closings and disputes, guardianship matters under the Mental Hygiene Law, and other areas of law.
Alicia is the Vice President of Del-Chen-O, her local chapter of the Women’s Bar Association, and is also a member of the American Bar Association, the New York Bar Association, and the Otsego County Bar Association.
Stacey Zumo is a 3L student at California Western School of Law in San Diego, CA, where she is in the top 5% of her class and participated on Law Review and the Jessup International Moot Court Team. She is currently a law clerk at the Federal Aviation Administration’s office of litigation and information law and previously interned at the Department of Justice Office of Information Policy and externed for a federal district judge. She hopes to serve as general or privacy counsel in a governmental agency or in-house at a tech company after passing the bar.
2020 Competition Award Winner
Alyssa Picard is a 3L student at Stanford Law School. She graduated in 2014 from Yale College with a B.S. in Physics and Classics, and in 2015 from the University of Cambridge with an MPhil in Physics. Following her graduation from Stanford, she will be working in Washington, D.C. prior to clerking on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.