Tanya Forsheit, CIPP/US, CIPT, PLS

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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

Partner, Chair, Privacy and Data Security Group

Widely considered one of the country’s top privacy and data security lawyers, Tanya Forsheit has advised on high-profile matters involving confidential data and other sensitive information for nearly 20 years.

Ms. Forsheit is Co-Chair of the Privacy & Data Security Group, and a partner in the Technology & Digital Media, Litigation, and Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations groups. She represents multi-national and emerging companies in the media, entertainment, consumer products, healthcare, technology and professional services industries, and serves as outside privacy counsel for numerous organizations. She counsels clients facing data security breaches and defends against allegations that they mishandled sensitive customer or employee information.  She advises on the protection, storage and monetization of confidential data, including privacy policies, mobile apps, cloud computing, smart devices and data analytics. Ms. Forsheit has frequently appeared in federal and state court litigation, and has advised clients in matters before the Federal Trade Commission and California and other state Attorneys General.
 

 

Contributions by Tanya Forsheit

  • I'm a Lawyer: How Can I Advise on Data Security Issues?
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • Greatest PR #Fails in U.S. Breach Response and How EU Companies Can Avoid Them
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018
  • I'm a Lawyer: How Can I Advise on Data Security Issues?
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Can I Have a Do-Over? The Top 10 Greatest PR #Fails in Data Breach Response
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Don’t Panic! The Hitchhiker’s Last Minute Guide to the GDPR Galaxy
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • I'm a Lawyer: How Can I Advise on Data Security Issues?
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • The Politicization of Privacy—Presented by Women Leading Privacy and Security
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • Behind the Scenes of a Breach Response: How Ready Is Your Organization?
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016
  • Women Leading Privacy and Security
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2015
  • Spoiler Alert: Illinois May No Longer Require Two-Party Consent, but California Still Does
    Privacy Tracker
  • Sensationalist Headlines Might Drive Page Views, but Not Good Privacy Law or Policy
    Privacy Perspectives
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2012
  • Speaker at IAPP Academy 2011
  • 2011 Practical Privacy Series San Francisco
  • 2010 Practical Privacy Series CA
  • Speaker at IAPP Practical Privacy Series N.Y. 2008