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Alexander F. Koskey, CIPP/US, CIPP/E

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Alex Koskey is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and represents financial institutions and organizations on a wide range of data privacy, regulatory and compliance, and litigation matters.

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Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Essentials for Financial Service Providers July 25, 2018

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Assisted a client with remediation and reporting of a security incident caused by a phishing scam.

Counseled multiple clients with compliance with U.S. privacy laws and privacy notices.

Currently representing a national car rental company on financial licensing, compliance, and privacy issues across the U.S.

Professional Biography

Overview

As a member of the Firm's Financial Services Department and Data Protection, Privacy, and Cybersecurity Team, Mr. Koskey advises clients on a full array of legal and business issues in the financial services industry. Mr. Koskey has received the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US and CIPP/E) designations from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He regularly counsels clients on a variety of privacy and security issues under state and federal laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the California Consumer Privacy Act. Mr. Koskey's experience also includes assisting clients with developing procedures for risk management, analyzing third-party vendor relationships, consulting on best practices for privacy issues, and responding to data breaches and incidents.

In addition to data privacy, Mr. Koskey also advises clients on regulatory and compliance issues impacting the financial services industry. He routinely advises clients on issues related to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and other federal consumer protection statutes. Mr. Koskey has provided guidance to clients in developing compliance management systems for regulatory matters and routinely advises clients on licensing issues in the automobile finance industry. He represents clients in investigations and enforcement actions presented by State Attorney Generals, the CFPB, and other state regulatory agencies. 

Mr. Koskey also has significant experience in representing clients in contract disputes, commercial matters, real estate litigation, and insurance disputes, including bad faith litigation, in state and federal courts throughout the country. With unique experience in regulatory and litigation matters, he can provide dual perspectives which benefit his clients.

Representative Matters
  • Assisted a client with remediation and reporting of a security incident caused by a phishing scam.

  • Counseled multiple clients with compliance with U.S. privacy laws and privacy notices.

  • Currently representing a national car rental company on financial licensing, compliance, and privacy issues across the U.S.

  • Assisted an automobile dealership with compliance and licensing issues related to automobile financing and state regulations.

  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of mortgage servicer in complex litigation alleging fraud and violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

  • Defended consumer data furnisher and obtained dismissal of claims for purported violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

  • Obtained dismissal on behalf of national bank against claims of identity theft and violations of Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

  • Provided counsel to fourth-largest hospital in Florida on all commercial disputes, premises liability and malpractice litigation along with guidance on risk mitigation strategies.
Professional Honors & Activities
  • Named a Georgia Rising Star by Georgia Super Lawyers in Business Litigation (2015 – 2017)
  • Member – State Bar of Florida
  • Member – State Bar of Alabama
  • Member – State Bar of Georgia
  • Member – International Association of Privacy Professionals (CIPP/US, CIPP/E)
Publications

Education

  • Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, J.D., 2007
    • Executive Editor, American Journal of Trial Advocacy
  • Samford University, Brook School of Business, B.S., 2004

Admissions

  • Florida, 2007
  • Alabama, 2009
  • Georgia, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

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