Jim J. Halpert

Jim Halpert heads the US Privacy & Security practice of DLA Piper and co-Chairs the firm's global Data Protection, Privacy & Security practice.

He advises clients regarding compliance strategies for and transactions relating to transnational, federal and state security and privacy regulations, industry best practices and self-regulatory initiatives, and has represented clients in major security and privacy cases in the federal courts and before the Federal Trade Commission.

Jim represents companies on a broad range of data management issues, including cyber and data security, cloud agreements, managing privacy class action risks, trans-national data flows, navigating difficult conflicts between foreign privacy laws and US compliance obligations, regulation of advertising and marketing practices, healthcare and financial privacy, children's and student privacy, privacy regulation of communications media, employee data, due diligence in sales of corporate assets, records management and responses to government surveillance requests. He has extensive experience with European, Asian and Latin American privacy regimes, and regularly leads teams across DLA Piper's global network advising on complex international security and privacy matters.

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Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property and Technology, 2) International Trade, 3) Regulatory and Government Affairs, 4) Litigation, 5) Arbitration and Investigations and 6) Finance
Law School J.D., Harvard Law School, 1989
Education B.A., Yale University, 1985
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association
Most recent firm DLA Piper