Taft Dayton attorneys Zachary Heck and Jordan Jennings successfully led the Centerville High School Mock Trial Program to first-place victory at the Sixth Annual Miami University “Mockhawk” Mock Trial Invitational Tournament.
The Ohio High School Mock Trial Program is in its 38th year, and relies upon attorney volunteers across the state to coach local high schools and educate students on civics, trial procedure, and public speaking. Heck has coached Centerville’s Mock Trial Team for 15 years. This is Jenning's second year coaching.
Heck focuses his practice on privacy and data security. Specifically, he assists clients in the areas of privacy compliance, defense litigation, class action defense, and guidance in the aftermath of an information security event, including data breach. Heck has experience advising clients with respect to FTC investigations, federal privacy regulations such as HIPAA, FCRA, TCPA, and GLBA, as well as state laws governing personally identifiable information. Heck also speaks and writes regularly on cutting-edge data privacy and cybersecurity issues and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the field of United States and European Union privacy laws and regulations.
Jennings is an attorney in Taft's Employment and Labor Relations practice group. She is focused on advising clients in areas of employment law and privacy and data security. In addition to coaching the Centerville Mock Trial Team, Jennings currently sits on the Board of Trustees for Daybreak, an emergency shelter for runaway and homeless youth in Dayton, Ohio.