Dan Vinish is a commercial litigator and privacy professional with the firm’s New York office. Dan handles complex commercial litigation across various industry sectors, including financial services, health, telecommunications, digital marketing, consumer electronics, mobile applications and international trade, on issues involving commercial contract disputes, trade secrets, and various economic torts. Dan has extensive experience advocating before state, federal and international dispute resolution bodies at all phases of litigation and arbitration.
Dan’s passion lies in the digital world, where he regularly advises clients across all industry sectors on issues impacting the privacy and security of consumer personal information. On the privacy side, Dan values the importance of understanding each client’s individual goals for the collection, use and disclosure of consumer information. Dan works with clients to understand how these goals impact their everyday business practices to help develop and refine privacy compliance programs, manage consumer inquiries and rights, and externally message privacy issues in accordance with state, federal and international law. On the security side, Dan leverages his computer programming background to evaluate data processing and storage techniques, manage technical risk assessments, craft cybersecurity incident response plans, assess encryption and other security techniques, and guide clients through all aspects of the “what ifs” in this space.
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) has recognized Dan as a Certified Information Privacy Professional on US law (CIPP/US). Dan also serves as a vice-chair on the American Bar Association’s TIPS Cybersecurity & Data Privacy general committee, where he is actively involved in developing new CLE-certified privacy-focused educational programs for fellow professionals.