D. Reed Freeman Jr.

Speaker 2019

Partner, Co-Chair Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice, WilmerHale

D. Reed Freeman, Jr. is a partner and Co-Chair of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Door LLP’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Group.  He is a leading authority on privacy, cybersecurity, and online, mobile, and social media advertising and privacy law.
Mr. Freeman has extensive experience defending clients in FTC and state consumer protection investigations and data breach responses.  He also counsels clients on compliance with FTC, FCC, and state laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Protection Act, and self-regulatory codes.  In addition, he advises clients on compliance with privacy and data security laws around the world, including the GDPR and the forthcoming ePrivacy Regulation.  His clients include retailers, hospitality companies; 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.  Before joining private practice, Mr. Freeman worked in the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection as a staff attorney.  He received his JD in 1993 from the University of Virginia School of Law.