Alysa Hutnik chairs the firm’s Privacy and Information Security practice and delivers comprehensive expertise in all areas of privacy, data security and advertising law. Her experience ranges from strategic consumer protection oriented due diligence and compliance counseling to defending clients in FTC and state attorneys general investigations and competitor disputes. Much of Alysa’s practice is focused in the digital and mobile space in particular, including cloud, mobile payment, calling/texting practices and data-focused services.
Ranked as a leading practitioner in the Privacy & Data Security area by Chambers USA, Chambers Global and Law360, Alysa has received accolades for the dedicated and responsive service she provides to clients. The US Legal 500 notes that Alysa provides “excellent, fast, efficient advice” regarding data privacy matters. In 2013, Alysa was one of just three attorneys under 40 practicing in the area of privacy and consumer protection law to be recognized as a “Rising Star” by Law360.
Highly responsive to her clients’ needs, Alysa consistently delivers practical ideas and written deliverables in clear, effective language. An ardent team player and reliable solution-builder, Alysa is both a fierce advocate when needed, while consensus-driven when it benefits her client’s position. Alysa’s ability to prioritize, particularly when it comes to problem-solving, is grounded in listening to each client’s needs, while safeguarding their position. Clients and colleagues alike appreciate Alysa’s support in identifying and addressing “red flags” before serious problems can ensue.
Alysa is a frequent speaker at conferences around the country, as well as on national television news regarding legal privacy and technology-related developments.
Prior to joining the firm, Alysa was a federal clerk for the Honorable Joseph R. Goodwin, United States District Judge, Southern District of West Virginia.
Matthew Hall talks about the impending issues relating to Brexit and GDPR.
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