BakerHostetler Privacy and Data Protection Partner Erica Gann Kitaev is a co-author of the recently published Privacy Law in a Nutshell, Second Edition, through West Academic Publishing.

Legal issues related to privacy are exploding in the U.S., and virtually all businesses face privacy considerations, particularly as technology and the law evolves.  The Privacy Nutshell is an excellent introductory guide to privacy law.  The book is a concise summary of privacy law from its constitutional origins, to its genesis in the early-19th century privacy torts, to the current sectoral privacy regime in the U.S., including laws such as GLBA, HIPAA/HITECH,  and TCPA, to name a few.  In addition, the Privacy Nutshell provides an overview of the international privacy landscape, including discussion of the OECD guidelines, the EU Directive, and several other jurisdictions of interest to the US practitioner, including India.

The new edition of Privacy Law in a Nutshell was co-authored by Kitaev with Professor John T. Soma of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and fellow practitioner, Stephen P. Rynerson.  The long-running Nutshell series is a staple for both law students and practitioners looking for a concise, plain English introduction to any legal topic.  Privacy Law in a Nutshell is available through Amazon.