Overview

Foley Hoag’s Privacy & Data Security practice group is comprised of a highly experienced team of practitioners in the United States and Europe who can help you navigate the growing complexities of privacy and data security law. Our attorneys can help you understand and maneuver through issues and manage risks inherent in the maintenance, protection, use and disclosure of sensitive data. We are dedicated to keeping you a step ahead, using hands-on experience to guide your business through every facet of the privacy and data security challenges it may face. Members of our Privacy & Data Security team are widely sought-after for their expertise and experience, and have spoken at numerous programs and provided insights to media outlets including Bloomberg, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and Law360.

Our Privacy & Data Security practice group provides a comprehensive suite of services that address the myriad legal and policy challenges:

  • Complying with state, federal and international laws that govern information security, identity theft, and surveillance
  • Complying with HIPAA’s privacy and security requirements
  • Assisting with state and federal investigations (including by the FTC, SEC, HHS, and OCR)
  • Developing privacy and information security policies
  • Negotiating third-party data security agreements
  • Investigating, litigating and resolving security incidents, including competitive espionage and proprietary data leaks
  • Counseling on corporate governance
  • Advising clients on safeguarding company records, financial information and other valuable information assets
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