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Tiffany M. Burba

Raleigh | 919.835.4649
Fax | 919.834.4564

Tiffany Burba helps clients negotiate technology contracts and protect their intellectual property rights. She prioritizes understanding her clients’ business goals and is skilled at drafting contracts to mitigate risk in pursuit of those goals. Tiffany is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US), which has been recognized by the IAPP as the gold standard for privacy professionals.

Tiffany has particular experience at the intersection of intellectual property and technology, having drafted and negotiated thousands of contracts involving cloud software, data sharing, cybersecurity consulting, and other areas. She has negotiated multimillion-dollar deals with some of the country’s prominent life sciences and software companies. Tiffany has experience on both sides of a technology transaction, simultaneously representing large institutional clients in their day-to-day IT procurement endeavors and independent cloud services companies in their revenue-generating licensing deals.

On the privacy side, Tiffany has also counseled national companies on compliance with international, federal, and state data privacy regulations. She regularly drafts information security addenda, data protection agreements, and other privacy-related transaction documents.

Outside of work, Tiffany can be found teaching a course on software licensing, technology, and data privacy at Campbell Law School or serving on the leadership council of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section. She also maintains a robust pro bono practice and received the 2020 Younger Lawyer Pro Bono Award from the N.C. Bar Association.

Tiffany was named the 2022 Intellectual Property Section Member of the Year by the N.C. Bar Association. She has also been listed as one of Raleigh Magazine’s “20 in their 20’s.”

Representative Experience

  • Negotiated multimillion-dollar technology contracts, including software licenses, cloud services agreements, development agreements, electronic medical record agreements, and consulting services agreements.
  • Conducted website audits to evaluate and strengthen companies' website terms and conditions and end-user “click-through” agreements.
  • Advised companies on privacy laws, including GDPR, state security breach statutes and emerging data privacy legislation, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and HIPAA.
  • Counseled startup entrepreneurs and developers on the contractual protection of their apps and other intellectual property.
  • Represented credit unions in connection with technology contracts, service agreements and privacy regulations.

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Honors & Awards

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US)
  • North Carolina Lawyers Weekly's Icons and Phenoms, 2023
  • North Carolina Bar Association Intellectual Property Section Member of the Year Award, 2021-2022
  • Raleigh Chamber Emerging Leaders, Class of 2022
  • Parker Poe Pro Bono Leadership Award, 2022
  • Raleigh Magazine's 20 in Their 20s, 2021
  • North Carolina Bar Association's Younger Lawyer Pro Bono Service Award, 2020
  • Leadership Raleigh, Class of 2019-2020
  • North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, 2018-2023


  • North Carolina Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section, Officer, 2023-present; Membership Chair, 2022-present; Council, 2021-present; Licensing Co-Chair, 2019-2021
  • North Carolina Bar Association Privacy & Data Security Section, CLE Committee, 2021-present
  • Campbell Law School, Adjunct Professor, 2022-present
  • Friends of the City of Raleigh Museum, Board of Directors, 2019-2020, 2023-present