Shook, Hardy & Bacon


Al Saikali is a Partner in the Miami office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, where he founded and chairs the firm’s Privacy and Data Security Practice Group. In that role, Al directs breach response efforts, represents companies in litigation, and counsels organizations to help them comply with laws governing the collection, storage, and use of sensitive information. Al founded and chairs the Sedona Conference’s Working Group on Privacy and Data Security. Chambers USA named Al a Nationwide Recognized Practitioner in Privacy and Data Security in 2017, and he was named a “Trailblazer in Cybersecurity” by the National Law Journal in 2015. In his spare time, Al is an Adjunct Professor at Saint Thomas University School of Business where he teaches Cybersecurity Law, and he maintains a blog (Data Security Law Journal) where he writes about emerging trends and issues in privacy and data security law. 




Contributions by Al Saikali

  • Florida bill introduces data breach immunity for entities meeting industry cybersecurity standards
    The Privacy Advisor
  • An Inside Look at Florida Privacy Legislation
    Speaker at Virtual Central and South Florida KnowledgeNet: June 7, 2022
  • Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020 - Canceled
  • "It’s all about you!”: Biometric Privacy Legal and Technological Developments
    Speaker at IAPP Summit Sessions 2020 Online
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020 - Canceled
  • Biometrics 301: An In-Depth Analysis of the Law and Technology
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019