Privacy Laws


There is a complex web of federal and state statutes and regulations that govern the gathering, use, and retention of private information. Yet many companies and institutions often have only a vague understanding of their rights, obligations, and potential liability. Fox attorneys have the necessary experience to address investigations, claims, and lawsuits alleging violations in the privacy arena.

Fox attorneys counsel clients with regard to:

  • privacy statutes and regulations governing the gathering and retention of personal information
  • policies and company-wide programs to ensure compliance
  • electronic data security
  • data security breaches that result in the potential unlawful disclosure of personal identifying information
  • social networking web site issues
  • content and transmission data pertaining to wiretapping and access to stored communications
  • anonymity in cyberspace
  • protecting privacy rights in person, name, and property

As a national firm, Fox Rothschild has the support of more than 900 attorneys to aid clients with nearly every issue. Media, Defamation & Privacy Law Practice Group clients may also be interested in the following practice areas: