Richard R. Halm Associate

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2014


DePaul University College of Computing and Digital Media, M.S. in Cyber Security, Ongoing

DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2014

University of Illinois at Chicago, B.S. in Political Science, 2008


Certified International Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US)

Certified International Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)

Richard Halm is an associate in Dykema's Privacy and Data Security Group and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US and CIPP/E). Mr. Halm's practice focuses on helping clients guard against legal and regulatory exposure through prompt response to data security incidents and proactive compliance with privacy laws.

Prior to joining Dykema, Richard spent five years with Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. In that role he participated in several breach responses, worked on numerous technology transactions and consulted on privacy matters. Richard also spent ten years in the Illinois Army National Guard, serving both domestically and abroad. During domestic operations he served in a risk management and intelligence role. While deployed he served as the senior US Army Intelligence and Risk Management Officer in Egypt during the Arab Spring (2010­ to 2011).

Memberships & Involvement

  • Illinois State Bar
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)