Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP has continued the growth of its globally recognized Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Assets and related litigation practices with the promotion of CPW’s Kristin Bryan and Kyle Fath to Partner.

Kristin Bryan is a litigation partner who is part of the firm’s Global Data Review-ranked data disputes practice.  She has deep expertise representing clients in bet-the-company data privacy, cybersecurity and data breach disputes in federal and state courts nationwide.  Kristin has obtained dismissals of multibillion-dollar privacy litigations where plaintiffs alleged that her client’s business practices violated federal and state privacy laws.  She has litigated cases brought under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), the Driver Privacy Protection Act (DPPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), as well as class actions asserting deceptive trade practice claims based on privacy practices.  Kristin has also advised clients concerning claims brought under the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA).  Kristin is CIPP/US certified and Editor in Chief of Consumer Privacy World.

Kyle Fath is a partner in the firm’s globally preeminent Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Assets Practice.  Companies across a broad spectrum of industries turn to Kyle for his in-depth and unique blend of experience in privacy compliance, technology transactions, and IP matters.  A considerable portion of Kyle’s practice focuses on product counseling, in which he advises clients on the privacy, advertising, intellectual property, regulatory, and third-party risks associated with the development, operation, licensing, and other exploitation of technology, platforms, data, and other digital assets.  As a go-to resource on emerging and complicated technologies, Kyle is an authority on the digital advertising ecosystem and the regulatory and industry challenges faced by advertisers, publishers, and AdTech companies.  He also advises companies in the web3 and blockchain space, including having counseled dozens of brands, entertainment studios, gaming and e-sports companies, and prominent celebrities on various aspects of non-fungible token (NFT) drops.

Congratulations Kristin and Kyle!