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Privacy Law Answer Book (2017 Edition)

Author(s): Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Jeremy Feigelson
Practice Area: Corporate & Securities, Intellectual Property, Privacy & Cybersecurity
Date: Jul 2016 i Previous editions(s) can be found in the Related Items tab.
ISBN: 9781402427091
PLI Item #: 183393

Privacy Law Answer Book answers key questions related to the evolving collection, use, and storage of consumers’ personal information.

The Q&A-formatted guide makes clear sense of the patchwork of federal, state and international laws and regulations, with expert guidance on privacy policies, COPPA, financial privacy, medical privacy, and more.

Edited by Jeremy Feigelson (Debevoise & Plimpton LLP), the Answer Book will help readers keep clients and companies one step ahead of the data privacy challenges of tomorrow.

Jeremy Feigelson, a litigation partner, leads the firm’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice and is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Media Group. He frequently represents clients in litigations and government investigations that involve the Internet and new technologies. His practice includes litigation and counseling on cybersecurity, data privacy, trademark, false advertising, copyright, and defamation matters. Mr. Feigelson has a broad and active practice in financial services matters, including securities litigation, investment management disputes and counseling of fund boards, the conduct of internal reviews, defense of government investigations, and complex commercial litigation. In 2015, Law360 recognized him as a “Privacy MVP,” and The National Law Journal named him a Cybersecurity & Data Privacy “Trailblazer.” Similarly, World Trademark Review 1000 recognizes Mr. Feigelson for Intellectual Property Enforcement and Litigation (2016), and Managing Intellectual Property named him an “IP Star” in 2015. He is recommended for Technology: Data Protection and Privacy as well as Sport in The Legal 500 US (2015).

Mr. Feigelson regularly speaks and writes on legal issues involving intellectual property, technology and privacy. He has served on the Communications Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association and the Special Committee on Cyberspace Law of the New York State Bar Association. His recent publications include “New York State Department Of Financial Services Expands Its Cyber Focus To Insurers,” FC&S Legal (April, 2015), “Cyber Security: The Burden Approaches the Boardroom,” NACD Directorship (October, 2013) and “United States v. Hamilton,” E-Commerce Law Reports (May, 2013).

Mr. Feigelson joined Debevoise in 1992 and became a partner in 2001. He received his A.B. magna cum laude from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 1984. He received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Chicago Law School in 1991, where he was admitted to the Order of the Coif and served as Articles Editor of the Law Review. From 1991 to 1992, he served as law clerk to the Hon. Milton I. Shadur, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Mr. Feigelson has a longstanding commitment to public service. Prior to law school, he worked in a variety of positions in the administration of Mayor Edward I. Koch of New York City. From 2011 to 2014 he chaired the Government Ethics Committee of the New York City Bar Association. He chairs the Board of Directors of the Partnership for the Homeless and serves as a Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission, on the Leadership Council of the Committee to Protect Journalists, and on the Advisory Board of the Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity.

Bar Admissions

New York


University of Chicago Law School, 1991, J.D.

Princeton University, 1984, A.B.