Andrew Baer

Chair, Technology, Privacy & Data Security

Philadelphia

(215) 665-2185

(215) 372-2400

Recent News:

Class Action Litigators Bring Team to Cozen O'Connor: Michael W. McTigue Jr. and Meredith C. Slawe Spearhead National Class Actions Practice; Recognized White Collar Defense Attorney and Trial Lawyer Mira Baylson Joins

Continuing the firm’s strategic expansion of complex litigation and investigations practices and the premier Technology, Privacy and Data Security Team

Andrew focuses his practice on cutting-edge technology transactions on both the buy-side and sell-side, cloud computing, data privacy, and security compliance (FTC, GDPR, CCPA, FFIEC, and the New York DFS Cybersecurity Regulation), copyrights and trademarks, software, transactions in the digital advertising ecosystem (DMPs, SSPs, DSPs, ad exchanges, retargeting, data onboarding), and interactive marketing compliance. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, startups, and everything in between, such as financial institutions, SaaS/IaaS/PaaS companies, digital interactive agencies, adtech companies, data brokers, online ad networks, mobile app developers, media monitors, international e-commerce companies, and others.

Andrew is also a lecturer at Wharton, public speaker, author, and blogger. Prior to joining Cozen O’Connor, he co-founded Baer Crossey McDemus and wrote a widely read technology blog featured on the firm’s website. He previously was the chief legal officer to a life sciences technology company, and technology, intellectual property, and privacy counsel for Advanta Corp. He also served in the Corporate and Intellectual Property/Information Technology practices groups of the Philadelphia law firm Wolf Block, where he concentrated his practice on e-commerce, trademark and copyright law, and technology licensing and development.

Andrew has written as a national legal contributor for several online and print publications on emergent issues of technology and cybersecurity law. In 2010 he co-authored the “Corporate Security and Privacy Duties, Policies and Forms” chapter of West’s Data Security and Privacy Law treatise. He has also served as a faculty member for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and other continuing legal education groups on subjects relating to internet law and cloud computing.

Andrew earned his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and his law degree from University of Chicago Law School.

Experience

News

Class Action Litigators Bring Team to Cozen O'Connor: Michael W. McTigue Jr. and Meredith C. Slawe Spearhead National Class Actions Practice; Recognized White Collar Defense Attorney and Trial Lawyer Mira Baylson Joins

May 27, 2020

Continuing the firm’s strategic expansion of complex litigation and investigations practices and the premier Technology, Privacy and Data Security Team

Cozen O’Connor Boosts its Technology, Privacy, Data Security and Emerging Growth Practices by Adding Nine Attorneys from Philadelphia Law Boutique Baer Crossey McDemus LLC

May 04, 2020

Andrew Baer, Michael Crossey, and Christopher McDemus will stretch the firm’s reach within the global technology, and emerging growth business communities.

Education

  • University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1996
  • Dartmouth College, B.A., 1993
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania