After completing his degree, Sam qualified as an attorney in New York and following this completed his first LL.M. degree at Queen Mary, University of London where he concentrated in EU privacy. Afterwards, Sam worked in the privacy department of Shell Oil Company before enrolling in his second LL.M. degree at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, concentrating in US privacy. During this program, Sam conducted privacy research with Penn Law's Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition. He is also an IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US, CIPP/E and CIPP/A).
Sam supports CIPL in preparing and editing project white papers, workshop and meeting reports, blogs, articles, public consultations, and other materials as well as monitoring global privacy developments. Additionally, his international experience in privacy helps to develop and generate new projects and ideas that further CIPL’s mission of policy impact.
By Sam Grogan
Co-author, Looking Beyond the Fines: Accountability in Light of FTC Consent Orders
November 20, 2019
Co-author, The Role of DPAs in Incentivizing Accountability
July 30, 2018
Author, Access Denied! Contrasting Data Access in the United States and Ireland Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies, (3) 2016. Awarded the Andreas Pfitzmann prize for best student paper.
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