Todd is a member of Alston & Bird's Security Incident Management and Response Team, advising clients in connection with incident response and other information security-related issues. Todd has particular experience with PCI/payment system compliance, HIPAA-related incidents, critical infrastructure security, global privacy compliance, risk assessments, and IP theft. Todd also represents clients in connection with outsourcing transactions, IP licensing and audits, and cloud transactions.
Todd is a frequent speaker at professional seminars (including the CISO Executive Network) and author of articles on topics such as cybersecurity, active defense, security incidents, global data privacy compliance, smart grid, cloud computing, and IP protection. Todd is featured in Chambers USA for his outsourcing practice. He is a past chair of the IP Section of the State Bar of Georgia.
Todd received his J.D. in 1998 from Florida State University where he was a member of the Law Review and was the executive editor of the Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law. He received a B.S. in mechanical engineering, with high honors, in 1994 from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). Prior to law school, Todd worked as an engineer designing automation systems for companies such as Coca-Cola and the Ford Motor Company.