Chris enjoys using his prior experience as a software engineer to solve clients' concerns where technology intersects with the law.
As a member of our Technology, Privacy, & Data Security practice, Chris advises clients on privacy and cybersecurity regulations, handles matters involving artificial intelligence, and negotiates technology contracts and data licenses.
A leader in the area of technology, privacy, and data security, Chris has extensive experience advising clients on federal, state, and European privacy laws, including U.S. state comprehensive privacy laws, U.S. state biometric privacy laws, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation, and FFIEC and FTC privacy and cybersecurity regimes. He is leading efforts to develop technology-based defenses in BIPA actions.
Chris works with large and small clients that use or provide technology solutions, including companies in sectors such as financial services, financial technology, health care, online retail, brick-and-mortar retail, cloud services, software as a service (SaaS), software, mobile apps, blockchain, logistics, aviation, and more.
He assists clients on a variety of transactional matters, including data processing agreements, artificial intelligence licenses, electric vehicle charging station agreements, SaaS agreements, platform as a service (PaaS) agreements, infrastructure as a service (IaaS) agreements, technology services and licensing agreements, proprietary and open source software licenses, independent contractor agreements, professional services agreements, nondisclosure agreements, online marketplace agreements, and drop shipment agreements.
In his spare time, you may find Chris engaged in pursuits such as gardening, skiing, lumberjacking, and even bull riding.