Alan S. Wernick Selected to Who's Who Legal: Data 2020
Aronberg Goldgehn attorney Alan S. Wernick has been selected to Who’s Who Legal: Data 2020. Who’s Who Legal: Data 2020 recognizes the leading lawyers in the areas of data privacy and protection, data security, information technology and media. It includes 1,390 practitioners from 980 firms in 69 jurisdictions. Alan is among just 16 Illinois lawyers who have been named to the list.
Who’s Who states that those selected to “Data 2020” are experts in ensuring that company and individual data remains private, assisting clients with keeping personal control of their data, incorporating the development of data security systems and infrastructure, complex outsourcing issues and advising clients on corporate, transactional and regulatory issues.
The list also includes non-lawyer experts “who are esteemed by peers and clients for their work in high-level data analysis, as well as for their ability in giving testimony in disputes. They support lawyers and corporate clients in managing data projects, investigations and complex data appraisals, garnering respect for their depth of knowledge in the space.”
Who’s Who Legal is published by Law Business Research Limited. Law Business Research is an independent London-based publishing group, which provides research, analysis and reports on the international legal services marketplace. Subscribers include leading international corporations, government agencies, law firms and individual private practitioners.
Alan S. Wernick is an experienced business transactions attorney, advocate and arbitrator/mediator handling legal matters for businesses in the areas of information technology, privacy/cybersecurity, and intellectual property (copyright, trademark, trade secrets, licensing). Alan is a trusted leader and advisor, having worked in large law firms, as in-house counsel and as counsel to and advocate for middle market, Fortune 500, Fortune 100 and startup clients. He is recognized by peers and clients for his extensive track record advising organizations acquiring, using and selling/licensing technologies and related services, including the drafting and negotiation of a variety of technology and commercial agreements; data privacy/cybersecurity compliance and remediation, including responding to data breaches; IP protection; mergers and acquisitions due diligence; compliance processes, procedures and policies; and dispute resolution, including breach of contract claims and IP infringement claims. Alan also handles litigation matters and represents businesses that have suffered a data breach. He is an advocate in the federal, state and appellate courts for client disputes concerning information technology and intellectual property, and also an advocate in dispute resolution through arbitration and mediation.