David Johnson and Alan Wernick Presenting "The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act Impact on Business" at a Decalogue Society of Lawyers CLE Program


On Jan. 30, 2020, David Johnson and Alan Wernick will present “The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act Impact on Business” as part of the Decalogue Society of Lawyers Educational Series.

David and Alan will present on the topic from 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. at 134 N. LaSalle St., Room 775.

The Decalogue Society of Lawyers is an accredited MCLE provider. This class is offered free of charge to the public. However, CLE credit is available only to members of Decalogue and co-sponsoring organizations.

CLICK HERE to register prior to Jan. 29, 2020.

About the Speakers

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.

David A. Johnson Jr. is a corporate and privacy attorney who regularly advises businesses on privacy and data security issues, as well as data breach response. He has substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate finance, commercial transactions, privacy compliance and data breach response. David represents a wide range of middle market and privately held businesses throughout Illinois and Wisconsin in all stages of operation, from formation to financing, growth acquisitions, day-to-day issues, to the final sale of the company. His clients have included technology companies, industrial manufacturers, medical practice groups and medical practitioners. He often functions as his clients’ outside general counsel, serving as a trusted advisor on their legal, business and strategic matters and advising them in a manner that mitigates risk and supports growth. He also provides guidance when troubled situations arise.

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