Amber Allen

Amber Allen

General Counsel and Executive Vice President; President, Fairview Cyber

In addition to serving as General Counsel and EVP of Fairview, Amber also serves as President of the firm’s Cyber Solutions practice.

Amber Allen serves as the General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Fairview. She also serves as General Counsel and President of Fairview Cyber, LLC, which develops cyber and data security programs and advises clients on regulatory requirements and industry best practices. Amber joined Fairview in 2014, serving as an integral member of the Compliance Group and the first member of Fairview’s legal department. Amber led efforts to design and launch the Cyber Solutions practice in 2019, and she continues to oversee its operations today.

Amber serves on the National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP) Board and is the co-chair of NSCP Currents Publication Committee, and member of the NSCP Currents Editorial Board.

Education & Training

  • J.D. from Elon University School of Law
  • Member of the North Carolina Bar
  • B.S. in Business Administration – Finance from North Carolina State University
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional, U.S.

Areas of Expertise

  • SEC regulatory compliance
  • Drafting tailored policies and procedures and advising on risk management
  • Cybersecurity policies affecting the financial services industry and best practices for financial advisers to take in safeguarding data from cybersecurity breaches
  • Best practices for managing third-party risk and establishing vendor management programs
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Compliance with Investment Advisers Act of 1940
  • SEC examinations