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David B. Schwartz advises clients on global data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity matters; manages investigations of privacy and security incidents and coordinates resolution of third-party claims; and represents clients in complex commercial litigations and investigations. He is an IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).


  • Global financial technology company in response to third-party claims arising from ransomware incident.
  • Fortune 500 pharmaceutical, payments, and professional service companies in planning and managing General Data Protection Regulation and Safe Harbor compliance.
  • Global medical device manufacturer in global data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity counseling.
  • Multi-state health system in investigation of patient data loss incident.
  • Telemarketers and credit merchants in FTC and state agencies’ consumer protection action.
  • Fortune 500 payments company in conducting data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity diligence for corporate acquisitions.


Thomson Reuters
"New York Metro Rising Star"–Business Litigation (2016-2020)



  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2010
  • B.A., History and Physics, Grinnell College, 2006


  • New York


  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)


  • Member, Board of Directors, Afya Foundation
  • Member, New York American Inn of Court