Partner, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
Thomas J. Smedinghoff is an attorney and partner in the Privacy & Data Security Law practice at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, in Chicago. Smedinghoff is internationally recognized for his leadership in addressing emerging legal issues regarding electronic transactions, information security, and digital signature authentication from both a transactional and public policy perspective. He is Chair of the American Bar Association Identity Management Legal Task Force. He is also a member of the U.S. Delegation to the UN Commission on International Trade Law (Working Group on E-Commerce), author of the Illinois Electronic Commerce Security Act, and author of a book titled: “Information Security Law: The Emerging Standard for Corporate Compliance” (2008).