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Bart has a systems engineering and intellectual property background and experience in privacy and information security matters that spans the modern history of the practice area. He provides advice concerning a wide range of matters within his field, including privacy and cybersecurity compliance and program development, sophisticated cloud and professional IT services agreements, software and data licensing,  and cybersecurity, ransomware/extortion, and data breach preparedness and response. Bart regularly supports clients both in the negotiation of technology transactions and as to compliance with privacy and data protection laws on a national and international scale, including with respect to laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and, in collaboration with his EU colleagues, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Credentials

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D.
  • Princeton University, B.S.E., Civil Engineering/Operations Research, Certificate in Engineering and Management Systems
  • Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, Faculty of Laws

  • Texas
  • New York
  • California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - District of Columbia Circuit

  • Council Member, Texas Privacy Protection Advisory Council (2020)
  • Cybersecurity Fellow, Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law 
  • Fellow Texas Bar Foundation
  • Adjunct Professor, The University of Texas School of Law
    • "Privacy: Personal Data Under US and EU Law" (Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020)
    • "Privacy and Cybersecurity Law in the Information Age" (Spring 2016, Spring 2017)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (2008-present)
    • Certification Advisory Board Member (2014-2019)
  • Chair/Co-Chair, University of Texas School of Law Technology Law Conference (2010-present)
  • Listed, Legal 500, Media, technology and telecoms – Cyber Law (including data protection and privacy) (2016-2018)
  • Martindale-Hubbell
    • AV- Peer Review Rating 
  • Working Group Leader, Cybersecurity Task Force, Greater Houston Partnership (2013-2017)
  • Visiting Fellow, Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University (2011-2012)
  • Graduate, Business/Civic Leadership Forum, Center for Houston's Future, Class of Spring 2014
  • Children's Activities Chair/Co-Chair, Princeton Class of 1988 Reunions Committees for 20th (2008), 25th (2013), and 30th (2018)
  • Corporate Committee Member, The McNay Art Museum, 2006-2012
  • President, Princeton Alumni Association of San Antonio and South Texas, 2003-2012
  • Princeton University Alumni Council
    • Executive Committee, 2005-2009
    • Regional Associations Chair, 2007-2009
  • San Antonio Convention and Visitors Commission
    • Commissioner, 2003-2007
    • Budget and Finance Chair, 2006-2007