CHRISTIN S. MCMELEY
Christin McMeley, CIPP/US, advises companies in various industries in privacy compliance, information governance, data security, public policy, and regulatory matters. Christin routinely advocates on behalf of clients before governmental agencies, legislative members and staff. She also represents telecom, cable, and wireless providers in regulatory proceedings before the FCC and counsels clients on regulatory policy and compliance. Christin is the Co-Chair of DWT’s Privacy and Security practice.
ADAM H. GREENE
Adam Greene, a nationally-recognized authority on HIPAA and the HITECH Act, primarily counsels health care systems and technology companies on compliance with the HIPAA privacy, security, and breach notification requirements. Adam is a former regulator at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), where he played a key role in administering and enforcing the HIPAA rules.
Amy Mushahwar, is an experienced data privacy, security, and management attorney with nearly 20 years of experience in the technology industry in both legal and technical capacities. She focuses on data security, cyber risk, and privacy issues. As both a lawyer and former technologist, Amy is adept at helping clients unravel complex systems to fully understand legal and regulatory risk.
Bob Stankey focuses on global communications, technology and privacy law for U.S. and European clients. As a former senior in-house lawyer with AOL Europe and former general counsel for an international telecommunications provider, he has extensive practical experience with commercial and regulatory legal issues for clients in the telecommunications, information technology and media sectors. Bob has practiced in London for more than nine years and advises on U.K. law and other European national laws as well as EU policy-making in Brussels.
JOHN D. SEIVER
John Seiver practices communications law, representing the interests of cable television, competing delivery technology and telecommunications companies. He has more than 30 years of regulatory and litigation experience at the local, national and international levels. John has either directly handled or been substantially involved with most of the major state and national communications litigation since 1984.
RONALD G. LONDON
Ronnie London represents clients on privacy matters before the FCC, FTC, and state and federal courts. He has extensive experience advising companies with respect to federal and state regulations directed toward consumer privacy, including the areas of telemarketing, commercial email and text messaging, and fax advertising. His practice also includes providing counsel on the application of privacy protections such as the Electronic Communications Privacy Act and related laws.
Christopher Avery, CIPP/US, provides legal guidance on a broad range of privacy and data security matters. He advises clients on U.S. and international privacy laws and regulations pertaining to consumer privacy, data security, and cybersecurity. He also assist clients with understanding and complying with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Previously the director and senior counsel of privacy and regulatory at a Fortune 500 communications company, Christopher draws on nearly a decade of experience to serve the needs of clients both nationwide and abroad.
WILLIAM W. HELLMUTH
Will Hellmuth, CIPP/US, concentrates his practice on privacy and data security matters. He counsels clients—including restaurants, retailers, entrepreneurial ventures, hospitals, and health care providers—on data breach responses, privacy policies and procedures, regulatory enforcement actions, and domestic and international regulatory compliance. In addition to his privacy and data security experience, Will also has experience in complex commercial litigation.
ALEXANDER B. REYNOLDS
Alex Reynolds, CIPP/US, focuses his work on data privacy and security matters for all types of organizations including those that handle financial, health, and other specially regulated data. The scope of Alex’s work includes: privacy policies and data management agreements; information security programs; regulatory compliance; security incidents/data breach; online behavioral advertising; responding to law enforcement requests; and European data protection issues.
SEAN R. BAIRD
Sean Baird focuses exclusively on the health care industry and counsels clients in various sectors on health care regulatory compliance matters, including those pertaining to HIPAA (privacy, security, and breach notification), Stark, the federal False Claims Act, and the Anti-Kickback Statute.
Glory Francke, CIPP/US and CIPP/E, is a U.S.- and EU-qualified attorney dedicated to problem-solving and customer service. She counsels data-driven businesses on their use of personal data/personally identifiable information (PII) and the following issues: compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), international data transfers including Privacy Shield certification, model transfer terms, and private contracts, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Rules and 42 CFR Part 2, the Substance Abuse Confidentiality Regulations, and privacy policies and data management agreements, among many others.
KC Halm advises the firm’s clients on privacy and data/network security issues under federal and state law, with a recent focus on issues arising under the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA), the telephone and cable privacy sections of the Telecommunications Act (CPNI), and mobile privacy and location-based services.
Lance Koonce is a litigator in the New York City office of Davis Wright Tremaine, and regularly represents clients in connection with instances of online fraud, information and identity theft, and in particular security breaches perpetrated by sophisticated online techniques such as phishing and pharming.