Francis (Paul) Greene, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP


Harter Secrest & Emery

Chair, Privacy and Data Security, Partner

F. Paul Greene is a partner in Harter Secrest & Emery’s Rochester office and serves as chair of the firm’s Privacy and Data Security Practice. Paul counsels clients of all sizes in a wide range of industries concerning all aspects of pre-breach preparation and risk management, including security and vulnerability assessments, policy and procedure review, breach response planning and drills, as well as board and management education on cyber risk issues. After the breach, Paul, his team, and the team’s professional consultants provide a full array of breach coach and response services, including breach response and remediation, crisis management and communication, internal and governmental investigations, breach notification, and potential litigation or regulatory action. Paul has been recognized by Chambers USA since 2015 in the field of Litigation, honored with the title of Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Privacy and Data Security Law. He has also been a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute since 2017, and publishes and speaks internationally on data protection issues.


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