Adam Bohanan serves as Data Privacy Counsel for the Office of Evidence and Impact. In this role, he provides guidance to OEI, the Department of Finance and Administration, and other state agencies on legal issues related to data privacy. This includes ensuring that any use of state data complies with state and federal law.
Prior to joining OEI, Adam advised a diverse range of clients on privacy risk and compliance as part of the Data Protection and Privacy practice of Ernst & Young, LLP. His previous public service experience includes legal internships with the Maine Office of the Attorney General and the Maine Public Utilities Commission and a prior career as a public librarian.
Adam received his law degree and a certificate in information privacy law from the University of Maine School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional. Adam also holds a master’s degree in library and information science from Dominican University and a bachelor’s degree in classics from Vanderbilt University.