Patrick Chavez

Chief Privacy Officer & Associate General Counsel / Leader, RIM Program, Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P.

Patrick Chavez serves as the Chief Privacy Officer at Edward Jones and also has responsibilities as an Associate General Counsel leading the Records and Information Management Program within the Legal Division. Patrick is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and has earned ARMA’s Information Governance Professional certification. Previously, he was a litigation partner at the downtown St. Louis law firm of Williams Venker & Sanders, where he litigated matters and counseled clients in the areas of: medical malpractice defense, commercial and products liability litigation, eDiscovery, privacy, and cybersecurity. Patrick is a 1998 graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.