Melissa Davis is a staff attorney with Alston & Bird on the Privacy, Cyber & Data Strategy team. Melissa assists clients in all aspects of counseling clients with respect to emerging privacy laws such as, the California Consumer Privacy Act/California Privacy Rights Act, Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act, and other state and federal privacy laws. She prepares privacy assessments for a range of client initiatives including the implementation of digital tools to optimize marketing, finance, human resources, sales management, logistics, and shipping functions. Melissa routinely assists clients in negotiating data processing agreements with customers and vendors. She supports a software provider in transactions with business partners, vendors, and customers and provide counsel in varied aspects of its business.
Melissa earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from New York Law School and her B.A. from Emory University.