Marla is a member of HMB’s Business & Finance and Technology and Intellectual Property groups and concentrates her practice on transactions and general corporate matters. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) providing counsel on data privacy and cybersecurity.
Marla advises a wide range of clients, including startup and early-stage companies, where she assists on mergers and acquisitions, entity formation and corporate financing. She also acts as outside counsel to her clients including drafting and negotiating agreements for day-to-day matters and advising high-growth clients in the technology industry on data privacy and protection matters.Read More
As a CIPP, designated by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Marla partners with companies in all stages of growth from building a privacy program for a Fintech startup to running data privacy and security due diligence on multi-million-dollar mergers. Her data privacy work ranges from advising on how to handle requests for removal of personal data to creating comprehensive data privacy and cybersecurity policies and programs and ensuring GDPR and CCPA compliance.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2015
Brandeis University, B.A., cum laude, 2012
Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Illinois Super Lawyers – Rising Star, 2022
Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, Director 2020-2021 Executive Leadership Year, Judicial Reception Committee Chair, Civil Litigation Committee Chair, Advertising Editor
The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago, Mentor
International Association of Privacy Professionals
Legal Aid Chicago, ADAPT (Advanced Directives and Property Transfers)
Articles Editor, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal
Published Article: 33 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 261
HIPAA, Technology, & Patient Privacy: Violations, Repercussions, and Best Practices, January 2020
Data Mapping, Device Encryption Requirements, and the Dangers of Everyday Technology, October 2019
Diversity & Inclusion in the Healthcare Workplace: How We Improve, October 2019
HIPAA, Technology, & Patient Privacy: Concerns in a Changing Medical Landscape, April 2019
On October 23, 2018, Innvision Hospitality ("the defendant") obtained a judgment against Snowhite Textile ("Snowhite") for $250,000. The judgment became final on February 2, 2021. HMB's Litigation team, led by Rick S. Rein and Marla M. Izbicky, was brought onto the case on March 30, 2021 because the defendant's company and assets were located in Illinois. The judgment was registered in…
HMB would like to congratulate Parkonect, a cloud-born, mobile-first parking technology company delivering Parking Access and Revenue Control, and its CEO Harlan Karp and the Parkonect team on a successful sale to FLASH, a leader in flexible technology solutions for urban real estate. Parkonect helps properties by facilitating connectivity and mobility in parking assets via real-time intelligence and digital commerce…
Read the full article here by WBAI here. In "Civil Litigation, Conversations with the Bench", Marla M. Izbicky interviews Hon. Judge Diane M. Shelley to pick her brain for advice and insight, as well as discuss what impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the courts and litigation. Below are a few questions from the article by the Women's Bar…
On March 5, 2021, Marla M. Izbicky, a member of HMB’s litigation and technology practice groups, will be speaking at the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois’s (WBAI) 22nd Annual Virtual Judicial Reception. As a Director of the WBAI and chair of the Judicial Reception, Marla will present the Mary Heftel Hooton award to the Honorable Jorge Alonso of the United…
In a unanimous vote, Marla was elected as the newest Director of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois for the 2020-2021 executive leadership year. The WBAI, one of the oldest and largest bar associations in the state of Illinois, was first established in 1914 and was founded to promote the interests and welfare of women lawyers and also to aid…
On July 7, 2021, Colorado’s Governor, Jared Polis, signed the Colorado Privacy Act (“CPA”) into law. Colorado is the third U.S. state to enact a comprehensive privacy law, following the previous enactment of the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and the Virginia Data Privacy Act (“CDPA”). Though the CPA will not become effective until July 2023, it is critical for businesses to evaluate their current privacy frameworks, and whether they will be sufficient to meet the extended requirements under the CPA.