D. Reed Freeman, CIPP/US

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Co-chair, Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice Group

Reed Freeman, Jr. is a leading authority on privacy, cybersecurity, and the privacy aspects of advertising online, on mobile devices, in social media, and on connected devices such as smart TV. Mr. Freeman serves as co-chair of the firm's Cybersecurity, Privacy and Communications Practice. 
Mr. Freeman has extensive experience defending clients in FTC and state consumer protection investigations and data breach responses. He also counsel’s clients on compliance with FTC and state trade regulation issues, privacy and data security laws around the globe, and advertising and privacy self-regulatory codes. His clients include retailers; hospitality companies; financial institutions; software companies; hardware manufacturers; online, mobile and social media publishers and advertisers; online, mobile, and social media application developers; data aggregators; advertising technology companies; advertising trade associations; industry coalitions and seal providers; and social media-based advertising service companies. He also represents clients in false advertising disputes before the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc. and the National Advertising Review Board.
Mr. Freeman previously worked in the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection as a staff attorney, and as chief privacy officer and vice president for legislative and regulatory affairs for Claria Corporation, an online advertising software company. 
Mr. Freeman has been called a Regulatory & Compliance Trailblazer by The National Law Journal, and is consistently recognized by Chambers & Partners (Band 1), Legal 500Best Lawyers in America, Washington DC Super Lawyers and Washingtonian magazine. He is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals' Training Advisory Board and the Board of Editors for the new Cybersecurity Law & Strategy.

Professional Activities
Mr. Freeman is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals' Training Advisory Board and is on the Board of Editors for the new Cybersecurity Law & Strategy. He is the co-author of CCH's Advertising Law Guide and Privacy Law for Marketers, and previously served as an adjunct professor of privacy and advertising law at George Mason School of Law. He is a fellow of the Ponemon Institute, an organization dedicated to independent research that advances responsible information, privacy and security management practices in business and government. He previously served as a member of the Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee.

 

Contributions by D. Reed Freeman

  • Fireside Chat With Andrew Smith, Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • The EU ePrivacy Regulation: Current Status and New Expectations for AdTech
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
  • The EU ePrivacy Regulation: Current Status and New Expectations for AdTech
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • Tracking and Profiling in 2017, 2018 and Beyond: EU, USA and Asia
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • All You Need to Know About the EU–U.S. Privacy Shield Agreement
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016
  • Cross-Device Tracking: Technology, Self-Regulation and an FTC Workshop Review
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016
  • President Obama Turns His Attention to Privacy
    Privacy Perspectives
  • Representing Your Clients in an FTC Investigation
    Speaker at Practical Privacy Series - Washington DC 2014
  • COPPA One Year Later
    Speaker at Practical Privacy Series - New York 2014
  • The Future of Maintaining State: Business and Policy Considerations for Next-gen
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy Academy 2014
  • Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2014
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2013
  • Speaker at IAPP Academy 2012
  • 2009 DPPW
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2005
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2012
  • Speaker at IAPP Academy 2011
  • 2011 Practical Privacy Series San Francisco
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2011
  • Speaker at IAPP Academy 2010
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2010
  • Speaker at IAPP Academy 2008
  • Speaker at IAPP Academy 2007
  • Speaker at IAPP Academy 2004
  • Speaker at IAPP Academy 2005
  • Speaker at IAPP Academy 2006
  • Speaker at Practical Privacy Series, Washington DC 2009
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2009
  • Speaker at IAPP Academy 2009
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2008
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2004
  • U. S. FTC holds first of three privacy roundtable events and signals policy shift
    The Privacy Advisor
  • Speaker at Practical Privacy Series 2013 - Washington DC
  • Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive 2013
  • Speaker at Privacy Academy 2013
  • Speaker at Privacy Academy 2013