Susan Haller Pauley
Of Counsel
(304) 526-8131
Office: Huntington
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. George Washington University
B.A. William & Mary
Licensure: KY | MD | WV
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Biography

Susan Pauley currently practices in the areas of information and privacy law, cybersecurity, and mineral title examinations.  Ms. Pauley is the leader of the firm’s Privacy Team as well as the firm’s Cybersecurity Team.

Work Experience

2002 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
1993-2002 Legal Editor, Privacy & American Business
1993-2002 Mullenholz, Brimsek & Belair

Speaking Engagements

“Are You Cyber Secure?” – October 6, 2016 presentation at the 2016 Women & Technology Conference

“HIPAA Compliance in the Workplace” – April 20, 2016 presentation at the WV Chamber’s 2016 HR Conference

“HIPAA for Litigators and the Corresponding Cybersecurity Risks,” WVU Healthcare Law CLE, September, 2015

"HIPAA and Wellness Programs: Does Your Company's Wellness Program Comply with HIPAA's Nondiscrimination Provisions?" Wellness Council of West Virginia's Annual Governor's Conference on Worksite Wellness (Charleston, WV) October, 2007

"Privacy in the Workplace and in Employment Litigation," West Virginia Continuing Legal Education Employment Law Seminar (Charleston, WV) April, 2006

"HIPAA Security Rule Compliance for Employers with Small Health Plans," West Virginia Chamber of Commerce & West Virginia Society for Human Resource Management 2005 Employment Law & Human Resources Conference (Charleston, WV) October, 2005

"Workplace Monitoring. See No Evil, Hear No Evil," 2005 Steptoe & Johnson Labor Institute at Snowshoe Mountain August, 2005

"HIPAA Security Rule Compliance for Employers with Small Health Plans," 2005 Steptoe & Johnson Labor Institute at Snowshoe Mountain August, 2005

"The Impact of Homeland Security Initiatives on the Privacy and Security of the Energy Industry's Sensitive Business, Customer, and Employee Information," 26th Annual Institute, Energy & Mineral Law Foundation (Amelia Island, FL) May 2005

Ms. Pauley co-authored, "HIPAA Privacy Rule, Confidentiality, and Litigation," 2006 Health Law and Compliance Update (John Steiner, ed., Aspen Publishers 2006) along with fellow Steptoe & Johnson attorneys Eric J. Hulett and Bradley K. Shafer

Ms. Pauley is the author of "The Impact of Homeland Security Initiatives on the Confidentiality of the Energy Industry's Sensitive Business Information and the Privacy of the Energy Industry's Customer Information," 26 Energy & Min. L. Inst. ch. 1 (2005)

Key Experience

Conducted data breach investigations and handled data breach responses
Drafted data privacy and security policies and procedures
Consulted with and trained organizations on various HIPAA-related issues

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
Cabell County Bar Association

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