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.

Perspectives

German Court Rules Transfer of Personal Data to US-Based Cookie Provider Requires Cross-Border Mechanism Under GDPR, Even if Data Never Leaves EEA
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement
Ransomware Is Everywhere: What to Do If You Are Hit (pdf)
The Computer & Internet Lawyer
Navigating Today's Privacy Laws Around the World
Arnold & Porter Webinar
Notice and Consent—Biometric Facial Recognition Data
Panelist, Sedona Conference Working Group 11 Midyear Meeting 2021
Medical Device Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities: New FDA Guidance on Informing Patients
Advisory
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Credentials

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