Bret Cohen helps educational institutions, technology companies, and brick-and-mortar businesses comply with privacy, cybersecurity, Internet, and consumer protection laws. He also represents organizations in litigation and government investigations in these areas. As a lawyer and technologist, Bret has a knack for translating legal standards into practical technical requirements that are easy for clients to use.
With a particular focus on the Internet and e-commerce, Bret has advised extensively on legal issues related to data governance, cloud computing, social media, mobile applications, online tracking and analytics, and software development. He counsels and is a frequent speaker on strategic compliance with global privacy laws, such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation, including on topics such as cross-border transfer restrictions, data localization requirements, and government surveillance and requests for information. Bret also spearheads efforts on education privacy, cybersecurity incident preparedness and response, marketing privacy, and workplace privacy.