Attorney Bio

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

Biography:
Mr. Mann is a shareholder and director of Gill Ragon Owen, P.A.  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. He is 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 

Publications:
“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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