Contributing Editor, Internet Law and Cybersecurity. Attorney in private practice and licensed in IL, NY, OH, and DC, plus several federal district courts and federal appellate courts. With his multidisciplinary background and experience in law, technology, and accounting, Alan helps businesses find innovative solutions to achieving their business objectives and managing their legal risks with technology, IP, and data. Experience and leadership roles include (1) private practice of law in Information Technology, Intellectual Property (copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, licensing), Privacy Law, Cybersecurity Law, and Alternative Dispute Resolution; (2) partner in large law firms and experience as an in-house general counsel; (3) handling of numerous large complex technology transactions; (4) strategic innovative counseling of clients regarding management of their technology and Intellectual Property assets, privacy law compliance, and data breach remediation; and (5) dispute resolution including litigation, appeals, and ADR. A partial listing of client projects handled by Alan is available at https://www.agdglaw.com/?t=3&A=19236&format=xml&p=5997. Recognition by peers includes: Martindale AV rated attorney; Leading Lawyer in Computer & Technology Law; International Who’s Who of Internet & E-Commerce Lawyers; Who’s Who Legal: Information Technology, Data Privacy and Protection, Data Security. In addition to his private practice of law, he serves as an arbitrator and mediator for IT, IP, privacy/cybersecurity disputes, and complex business disputes. Alan is a prolific writer and speaker. Information about Alan’s practice, publications, & lectures is also available at WWW.WERNICK.COM or his LinkedIn profile at www.linkedin.com/in/alanwernick.