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Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Protection

Nossaman's Privacy and Data Security attorneys represent and advise a diverse client base, including both the private and public sectors, on a full range of privacy, data security and data breach, and consumer protection challenges.  Technological developments have made it easier to track and collect personal information creating new exposure and liability.  Nossaman works with its clients to keep them informed on regulatory and statutory changes that are occurring at the state and national level.  Our interdisciplinary team of attorneys possess a mix of counseling, regulatory, litigation, enforcement and transactional knowledge, which we use to help our clients understand and comply with laws that regulate the collection, use, sharing and protection of personal data.  We take pride in finding creative and cost effective solutions.

Areas of Focus

  • Consumer and Employee Privacy
  • Data Security
  • Data Breach Response and Notification
  • Privacy and Data Security Audits
  • Data Sharing
  • Health / Pharmaceutical Privacy (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act "HIPAA")
  • Children's Privacy (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act "COPPA")
  • Financial Privacy
  • Data Retention Policies
  • Data Breach Litigation
  • Consumer Protection Litigation
  • General Privacy and Data Security Compliance


  • Represented global social networking service and website with issues under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act and Stored Communications Act.
  • Defended multinational internet and software corporation in putative nationwide consumer class actions regarding alleged privacy violations.
  • Regularly advise multiple companies with respect to data security and data breach notification regimes throughout the United States.
  • Regularly counsel clients on all aspects of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and California health information privacy and security laws, including compliance, breach notice obligations and response to accusations from the Office for Civil Rights and the California Department of Public Health.

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