Cybersecurity Law & Data Privacy Group

The Eaton & Van Winkle Cybersecurity Law and Data Privacy Practice Group provides counseling and assistance in the management of confidential and sensitive data, as clients confront today’s unique challenges posed by cybersecurity risks and data privacy issues. We assist clients in preventing and responding to data breaches and other cybersecurity events, and handle disputes and litigation arising from such incidents. We help clients maintain compliance with laws and regulations, including…

  • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
  • The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA)
  • The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  • The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)
  • The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act
  • The Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA)
  • The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
  • The CAN-SPAM Act and monitor other state, federal laws and regulations pertaining to privacy and cybersecurity.

In partnership with our extensive network of international law firms and consultants, we assist our clients in ensuring compliance with overseas privacy and cybersecurity laws and regulations, including the EU Data Protection and Telecommunications Privacy Directives and the related “Safe Harbor” framework developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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We have the experience and knowledge to guide our clients through a complex global web of legal requirements, regulatory guidance and industry best practices. Contact us or call (212) 779-9910 to learn how we can help.

EVW’s Cybesecurity Law & Data Privacy Practice Group is co-chaired by Chris Colvin & Paul Lieberman and includes Ted Semaya and Dr. Charles Miller. 

colvin photoMr. Colvin has more than twenty years of experience handling all types of intellectual property and commercial litigation matters, including numerous patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret and false advertising disputes, complex licensing transactions and major patent and trademark prosecution matters. 

Paul LiebermanMr. Lieberman regularly counsels clients on issues relating to formation and governance, regulation, litigation, compliance and risk management, supervision, cybersecurityand privacy. He has more than three decades of experience.


Ted SemayaMr. Semaya manages legal risk in international transactions and multinational group structure and operations, defends governmental investigations, and has conducted confidential internal corporate investigations.


Charles MillerDr. Miller counsels clients in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, managing their intellectual property portfolios and representing their interests extensively in technology-related litigation, proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.