R Jason Straight Chief Privacy Officer and Senior Vice President, Compliance & Data Protection
R Jason Straight oversees UnitedLex’s internal privacy program and leads its Compliance & Data Protection business unit. Jason has managed dozens of cybersecurity investigations, compliance violations, and data breach events across industries and settings, allowing him to draw on deep experience when advising clients on their most sensitive data-related concerns.
Before joining UnitedLex, Jason was a managing director for Kroll’s cyber investigations practice, where he advised clients on data breach response, data privacy, computer forensics, and data risk management. Before that, he held numerous positions at Kroll Ontrack, where he led and managed the development of the company’s incident response and cyber investigations practice as a member of the executive team. Jason began his legal career as an associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson.
A recognized expert in his field, Jason frequently speaks and authors thought leadership on cybersecurity, privacy, data risk management, and data breach response. He is admitted to practice law in New York and is a member of both the American Bar Association’s Section of Science & Technology Law and the New York City Bar Association’s Information Technology & Cyber Law Committee and Task Force on National Security & the Rule of Law. He is also an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional.
Jason earned his B.A. in International Studies from Macalester College and his J.D. from University of Minnesota Law School.