Tara C Clancy

Partner

State Street Financial Center, One Lincoln Street
Boston, MA 02111-2950

United States of America

Ms. Clancy concentrates her practice in complex technology litigation including patent, trade secret, and technology transaction litigation and counsels clients on issues concerning cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection. She has served as the lead counsel for numerous technology companies, including those in the fields of networking hardware and software, security and control systems, chemical compositions, nutritional supplements, heat transfer equipment, medical devices, ion implantation systems, and packaging. She has significant experience in all stages of litigation and has led cases to verdict in jury trials as well as bench trials. She is a partner in the intellectual property litigation practice where she shares global responsibility for the firm’s IP litigation resources and strategy.

Prior to her legal career, Ms. Clancy worked for the Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company first as an engineer designing capital projects in the papermaking division and then as a business manager responsible for managing the people, pay, production, and profits in the industrial chemicals division. She has design and on the ground experience in mechanical and chemical manufacturing processes and information management systems.

As an experienced counsel to technology companies with the background of working in a multinational corporation, Ms. Clancy knows how to leverage litigation, privacy, and security issues to meet business goals.

Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US), International Association of Privacy Professionals
Certified Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age, Harvard University (VPAL)

Education

  • B.S., Lafayette College, (Mechanical Engineering)
  • J.D., Suffolk University Law School, (cum laude; Technical Editor, Suffolk University Law Review)

Admissions

Bar of Massachusetts, United States Patent and Trademark Office
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