Husch Blackwell LLP
Co-leader of Husch Blackwell's Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Breach Response team, David is one of the leading legal voices on privacy law. Accredited by the International Association of Privacy Professionals as a Fellow of Information Privacy, Certified Information Privacy Professional/ United States (CIPP/US) and Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), he brings to the table a deep engagement with the subject matter and demonstrated excellence in handling these matters for clients. In 2018, he served as the outside subject-matter expert for the Colorado Attorney General’s office, assisting with drafting Colorado’s cybersecurity legislation.
David regularly counsels clients on complying with existing and emerging privacy and information security laws, including the European Union’s
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and other emerging state privacy and
information security statutes. He also works proactively with clients to draft incident response plans and address the legal strategic components of ‘war-game’ scenarios that test an organization’s ability to respond to cyberattacks.
He has counseled numerous clients in responding to data breaches, including managing multi-state breach notifications, providing employee
training, appearing before regulators, handling disputes arising from cybersecurity issues, and unique fund recovery efforts.
A frequent author and speaker on privacy and cybersecurity, David has been quoted in numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal,
Cybersecurity Law Report, Law360, and Law Technology News. He is also a frequent blogger, recognized as a Top Author in JD Supra’s fourth annual Readers’ Choice Awards in the Cybersecurity and Data Collection & Use categories for his authorship of pieces on CCPA among others.
In 2018, ColoradoBIZ magazine named David a “Top 25 Most Influential Young Professional.” He received his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law – Camden with highest honors.