BRETT R. WEINSTEIN

Associate
Privacy and Data Protection

EXPERIENCE:

Brett Weinstein is an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where his practice focuses on state, federal, and international privacy and data security issues. Brett counsels clients regarding the collection, use, and transfer of information, data breaches, and government investigations of companies' privacy and security practices.

Brett has experience advising clients regarding a variety of privacy laws, including Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the Video Privacy Protection Act, state data breach notification laws, and international privacy obligations. He prepares privacy policies and components of privacy programs.

Prior to joining the firm, Brett worked in the privacy and data security practice at another major law firm in Washington, D.C. He was also a fellow at a law firm, where he assisted with litigation regarding encryption and the All Writs Act, fantasy sports and gaming law, and other Internet and data privacy issues.

EDUCATION:
  • J.D., Washington University School of Law, 2015
    Cum Laude; Recipient, Scholar in Law Award; Recipient, Dean's Service Award; Executive Articles Editor, Washington University Journal of Law & Policy
  • B.A., Political Science, Emory University, 2010
    Minor in English
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
SELECT PUBLICATIONS:
  • Co-author, "Regulating Daily Fantasy: Considerations For A Framework," Law360, May 18, 2016
  • "Legal Responses and Countermeasures to National Security Letters," Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Vol. 47, Issue 1, 2015
SELECT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
  • "Current Privacy and Cybersecurity News," American Bar Association, May 31, 2017
ADMISSIONS:
  • Bar of the District of Columbia
  • State Bar of New York

Contact Information

1700 K Street NW
Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Phone | 202-973-8953

Email | Brett Weinsteinbweinstein@wsgr.com


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