Dan Pepper advises clients on proactive data privacy and security practices, data breach incident response and regulatory compliance. He also supports clients on compliance with domestic and international security laws, regulations and standards, including PCI-DSS, the NIST and ISO. Additionally, Dan facilitates in-depth security incident simulations and performs cybersecurity risk assessments.
With more than 25 years of experience in data privacy, cybersecurity and information technology law, including leadership roles at Fortune 50 public companies, Dan is highly knowledgeable in identifying, evaluating and managing risks associated with privacy and information security practices. He frequently counsels clients in regard to compliance with state, federal and international privacy and data security laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), New Year SHIELD Act, California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) and China's Cybersecurity and Data Security Laws.
Dan has significant experience handling complex technology transactions, primarily working with clients in the telecommunications and software sectors. He is proficient at structuring technology acquisitions, licensing and distribution arrangements, as well as cloud-based/SaaS transactions. With his substantial industry knowledge, Dan has drafted and negotiated thousands of technology and intellectual property-based transactions.
Drawing from his time in senior in-house counsel roles at multinational telecommunications conglomerates, Dan provides clients with comprehensive legal and business advice while assisting in developing data security procedures, protections and breach response governance that fit their unique goals.