Jad Sheikali is a privacy attorney who focuses his practice on class actions, data privacy, cybersecurity, and technology transactions. Jad holds a certification in Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) given by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Jad has significant experience handling legal issues across the full lifecycle of data management, including technology transactions, governance, risk, and compliance, product counseling, government investigations, class action litigation, incident response, and deal support.

Jad advises clients ranging from tech startups to Fortune rated corporations on privacy compliance and risk avoidance and mitigation strategies, including for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA), Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), Washington Privacy Act, Michigan Video Rental Privacy Act (VRPA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), and Section 5 of the FTC Act.

Jad’s clients include providers of mass consumer products, software developers, cryptocurrency and web3 companies, and other cutting edge technology and service providers.



Prior Experience

  • McGuire Law, P.C., Associate, 2017-2020
  • Bollinger Connolly Krause, LLC, Associate, 2017




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