Ryan Blaney is the head of the global Privacy & Cybersecurity Group and a partner in the Health Care practice.
Ryan’s practice focuses on regulatory compliance, enforcement, litigation and transactions in the areas of data privacy, cybersecurity, health care, and emerging technologies. He advises private equity, asset managers, health care, life sciences, retail and technology clients on privacy and cybersecurity compliance, cybersecurity incidents and government investigations, including acting as lead counsel in defending clients in regulatory investigations by HHS-OCR, DOJ, FTC, FCC and State Attorneys General. Ryan also represents investors and lenders in both health care and privacy and security due diligence and negotiations for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financings and complex commercial agreements.
Ryan counsels clients on federal, state, and international privacy and security laws including California Consumer Privacy act (CCPA), EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA) and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).