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Jon Mills is Dean Emeritus, Professor of Law, and Director of Center for Governmental Responsibility at UF’s Levin College of Law. He is Counsel to Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP. Mr. Mills is former Dean of UF Levin College of Law from 1999-2003 and former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives,. He was the reporter for the ABA’s Task Force on Preservation of the Justice System in 2011 and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. As a teacher and scholar he is internationally known, particularly in the realm of Privacy. He has written books, reports and multiple law review articles on public policy issues including two books on privacy PRIVACY: THE LOST RIGHT, published by Oxford University Press in 2008 and PRIVACY IN THE NEW MEDIA AGE IN 2015, His chapter “Privacy in the Surveillance Era” was featured in AFTER SNOWDEN, which was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2015. He teaches Privacy, State Constitutional Law, Law and Policy in the Americas and Legislative Drafting. As an attorney, he appeared in landmark litigation including high profile . privacy intrusion cases representing the families of Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Gianni Versace, and Sea World trainer Dawn Brancheau. He was also counsel cases to prevent disclosure of information from electronic intrusions and hacking,

He has lectured on privacy to judges, attorneys and corporate counsel.He has lectured in the Department of States US Speakers and Specialists program.He has spoken on on privacy in Germany, Great Britain, Poland, Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina. He has been quoted by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, and Washington Post among others and has appeared CNN, NPR, ABC, and the BBC to discuss privacy and other public policy issues.

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