Alex Altman's practice is focused on global data protection, privacy and cybersecurity matters. Alex counsels clients from a wide array of industries on developing compliance programs, assessing privacy and cybersecurity programs, responding to data breaches, and litigating data privacy claims. He brings a holistic, results-oriented approach to his practice, providing clients with solutions and not just problems. Among many other matters, Alex has counseled medical device and pharmaceutical companies on privacy programs, coordinated breach responses for retailers and financial services firms, conducted privacy-related due diligence for acquiring firms, and defended against privacy litigation for life sciences companies. He has a strong understanding of emerging technologies and the legal challenges that come with those technologies. Most importantly, Alex is a zealous advocate and trusted counselor who keeps his clients' strategic goals in the forefront of all his work.


Fines for HIPAA Security Rule Violations Found Unjustified by Fifth Circuit (pdf)
Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report, Vol. 7, No. 4
FTC's Focus on Health Apps: Popular Women's Fertility-Tracking App Settles FTC Privacy Complaint
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Vacates $4.3 Million HIPAA Penalty Against MD Anderson
Bits Too Far: Digital Wallet Company Settles OFAC Sanctions Violations
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement
The Dawning of NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation Enforcement (pdf)
Pratt's Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report, Vol. 6, No. 9


  • JD, Fordham University School of Law, 2013
  • BA, Philosophy, Vassar College
  • New York
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York

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