Christopher W. Meyer
Christopher W. Meyer
Mr. Meyer represents clients in information-related matters involving privacy, cybersecurity, data retention, intellectual property, and defamation. Mr. Meyer’s experience includes litigation, contract negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, and responses to government information requests. Mr. Meyer also assists clients in developing policies and programs to comply with privacy, cybersecurity and data protection laws, including but not limited to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Mr. Meyer also has experience on matters involving antitrust, labor and employment, breach of contract, corporate governance, government investigations and environmental issues.
Mr. Meyer represents clients in state and federal court. Mr. Meyer also has represented clients in matters before the Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the European Commission, and the New York Division of Human Rights.
Mr. Meyer is admitted to practice law in New York, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Mr. Meyer also is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and all Federal district courts in New York.
Mr. Meyer is active in the community. He is the Chair-Elect of the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County, where he leads the board committee on Community Development. Mr. Meyer also is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Saratoga County Bar Association, and the IAPP. Mr. Meyer also is the former president of the Clifton Park Baseball League.
Mr. Meyer received his Juris Doctor degree from the Washington & Lee University School of Law. Mr. Meyer also holds a Master of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Albany and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.
Mr. Meyer holds certifications as an Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). The CIPP/US certification covers privacy issues affecting US companies and individuals. The CIPM focuses on design of corporate privacy programs, managing compliance, auditing and data breach response. The CIPP/US and CIPM certifications are open to both attorneys and non-attorneys.