Brandon Reilly, CIPP/US


Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

Partner, Privacy & Data Security Group

Brandon Reilly is a privacy and data security attorney in Manatt, Phelps & Phillips’ Orange County office, counseling businesses and other organizations on a wide range of issues in the privacy, data security, and consumer financial services spaces. In this area, he advises clients on security incident investigation, containment, and mitigation; managing data breach responses; and assisting impacted entities before and during litigation, regulatory inquiry, and government enforcement. Brandon is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. Private Sector (CIPP/US) and an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).


Also a civil litigator with broad experience in federal and state courts, Brandon has significant experience litigating on behalf of a wide range of businesses, including in banking, mortgage lending and servicing, auto finance, retail and e-commerce, payment card industry, energy, vehicle manufacturing, and on behalf of sovereign Native American nations. Additionally, Brandon has extensive experience advising financial services companies on regulatory compliance and representing them in government enforcement actions and monitoring.  He is the coordinator for Manatt’s veterans’ benefits and discharge upgrades pro bono practice, and regularly provides pro bono representation in that area.  Brandon is a graduate of the University of Southern California Law School and Pepperdine University.



Contributions by Brandon Reilly

  • AI in Data Retention: A Friend or a Foe?
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2023
  • Stress-testing Your DSAR Process: Are You Ready for the Nightmare Letter?
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2022
  • 2020 Year-End Data Privacy Regulatory Update: What’s new and what’s next?
    Speaker at Virtual St. Louis KnowledgeNet: December 15, 2020
  • 2021 State Privacy Law Landscape
    Speaker at Virtual San Diego KnowledgeNet: November 19, 2020
  • Where We Stand with CPRA, and How This Impacts Your Organization
    Web Conference Speaker
  • How to Limit Exposure and Minimize Your Risk Under the CCPA
    Web Conference Speaker
  • Embracing the Privacy Protection Mindset
    Speaker at Orange County KnowledgeNet: September 26, 2019
  • A Theory of Everything: Is Harmonization of Privacy Laws Even Possible?
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • Gearing Up for the CCPA
    Speaker at Orange County KnowledgeNet: May 30, 2019