GIACT™ Names Kay Lynn Brumbaugh Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

(Dallas, Texas - July 20, 2017) GIACT Systems, the industry leader in payment fraud reduction, today announced Kay Lynn Brumbaugh has joined the GIACT leadership team as the chief legal officer and secretary. Brumbaugh will be responsible for overseeing all legal and contract activities company-wide.

Brumbaugh was most recently partner and Chair of the Antitrust Practice Group at Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP, where she practiced for over 13 years. She has been in private practice for over 23 years and has a history of representing clients in the areas of antitrust litigation and counseling, class actions, and other complex commercial and business litigation matters. She has represented GIACT as outside counsel for the past 9 years. Recognized as one of the top 250 women in litigation in the country by Benchmark Litigation, her clients have spanned a variety of industries, including technology, energy, food and beverage, franchising and distribution, consumer products, manufacturing, healthcare, insurance, internet and e-commerce, transportation and telecommunications. Kay Lynn is a member of the leadership of the Section of Antitrust Law of the American Bar Association, serving as Co-Chair of the Books and Treatises Committee. She has been profiled as a leading antitrust lawyer in Texas in Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business and has been recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America for Antitrust Law. She obtained her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and has a B.B.A. in Honors Business and Finance from the University of Texas.

"It has been a privilege to work with GIACT and its visionary founders as outside counsel," said Brumbaugh. “I am excited to join the GIACT management team and devote all of my efforts to continuing GIACT's growth and success."

"Kay Lynn is renowned for her sharp legal mind and brings with her a wealth of legal and industry expertise to GIACT," said Melissa Townsley, co-founder and CEO of GIACT. “I am pleased to welcome her to the management team and am confident she will be an excellent resource for both GIACT as well as our clients."


GIACT™ has been helping companies verify valued customers since 2004. From financial to insurance, to retail, to solutions for your industry, GIACT offers customer intelligence for complete payment confidence. As the leader in providing real-time data to help companies mitigate payment risk and fraud, our OFAC screening, ID verification, account verification and authentication, and mobile verification solutions enable you to focus on providing unmatched customer experiences. Since our founding, we’ve processed billions of transactions for our more than 1,000 customers. For more information, visit or call 1-866-918-2409.  Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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