Attorney Bio

East Carolina University (B.A., 1981);
University of Arkansas (J.D., 1986) 

Mr. Mann is a shareholder and director of Gill Ragon Owen, P.A.  Mr. Mann was educated at East Carolina University and University of Arkansas School of Law. He is a director of the firm’s Data Security and Privacy Protection group. The International Association of Privacy Professionals has certified Mr. Mann as a Privacy Law Specialist and designated him a Fellow of Information Privacy. Mr. Mann has served as a law clerk to Associate Justice M. Steele Hays of the Supreme Court of Arkansas and a staff attorney for the Arkansas Securities Department. Mr. Mann is an arbitrator for the Financial Industry National Regulatory Authority. He is former Chairman of the Administrative Law Section of the Arkansas Bar Association, a former Chairman of the Securities Law Section and, a Fellow of the Arkansas Bar Foundation, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of the Arkansas Lawyer magazine and the ATLA Docket magazine. Mr. Mann is a member of The Sedona Conference® Working Group on Data Security and Privacy Liability (WG11).  He served as a director of Priority Bank from 1998-2021. Mr. Mann is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© in Administrative and Regulatory Law.

Practice Areas:

  • Administrative Law
  • Physician, Nurse, and other medical professional discipline and licensing matters
  • Privacy Law (FIPCIPT, CIPM, CIPP/USPrivacy Law Specialist)
  • Cloud Computing ((ISC)²: CCSP*)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Litigation
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Securities Fraud 

*FIP, CIPT, CIPM, CIPP/US, and CCSP are not certifications in fields of law 

“Remote-Work Cyberthreats and What to Do About Them”
“Advising a Client Considering the Cloud”
“Data Security and Privacy: More than I.T.”
“The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018: Why It Matters to Clients in Arkansas”

Accreditations & Awards
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