With nearly 30 years of experience in data privacy, data security, and FTC defense, Reed brings a mastery of the law and unparalleled experience to bear for the firm’s clients.
A recognized authority in privacy, data security, and FTC defense, Reed brings a mastery of the law and unparalleled experience to bear for the firm’s clients. He has represented clients in scores of FTC investigations involving privacy, data security, and advertising matters. He also defends companies in state consumer protection investigations and data breach responses. He regularly advises clients on compliance with international and domestic privacy laws and advises on compliance with advertising laws and rules.
Additionally, Reed counsels clients in developing globally compliant privacy policies; navigating privacy and security issues that arise in mergers, acquisitions, and other transactional matters; and defending against false advertising disputes. His clients span an array of industries, including retail, hospitality, financial services, technology (both software and hardware), and advertising, as his clients include publishers, application developers, data aggregators, trade associations, industry coalitions, and advertising companies.
Early in his career, Reed served as a staff attorney in the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. In addition to his time in government and private practice, Reed also worked in-house as chief privacy officer and vice president for legislative and regulatory affairs for an online advertising company.
Articles in the National Law Review database by D. Reed Freeman Jr.