Ms. Silas is a skilled legal strategist and business advisor with over 15 years of large law firm and corporate legal department experience in the technology, media, automotive, and communications sectors as lead counsel structuring and negotiating complex technology and general commercial transactions, counseling on privacy, information governance, and data protection compliance.
Prior to joining SGR, Ms. Silas served as Senior Counsel at an Atlanta-based privately held media company, where she was appointed as the company’s first privacy officer. Ms. Silas received her JD from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was the recipient of the Koyzak, Tropin & Throckmorton Litigation Skills Scholarship. She earned her BS from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is certified through the International Association of Privacy Professionals as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).
Ms. Silas is actively engaged in her community. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Appleseed Center for Law & Justice (2018 – present) and NextGen Men & Women (2019 – present). She is also a member of the Executive Committee of the National Bar Association Commercial Law Section.