Squire Patton Boggs Partner Alan Friel has been recognized by the National Law Journal as a “Trailblazer” for Media and Advertising Law in 2023. The Trailblazers list spotlights professionals who are “agents of change” in their respective practice areas.
Alan, who serves as chair of the firm’s Data Privacy, Cybersecurity and Digital Assets Practice, is one of 12 attorneys nationwide selected to the list.
Squire Patton Boggs’ Data Privacy, Cybersecurity and Digital Assets Practices is ranked “Elite” by data law and regulation magazine Global Data Review among the world’s leading data firms, specializing in complex, high-value domestic and international transactions involving the internet, digital technologies, and data assets.
As Chair of the firm’s Data Practice, Alan leads a global team of professionals who keep the firm’s clients ahead of the curve with cutting-edge transactional, regulatory, policy, cybersecurity and contentious capabilities in dynamically evolving data and digital markets. Alan remains at the forefront of emerging media and tech, advising publishers and other online services, advertisers, ad tech companies, marketing services providers, data brokers, e-commerce merchants, software and SaaS/PaaS providers, and other data controllers and processors of all sorts, on related legal issues.