Michael Vatis

Michael Vatis
Michael Vatis heads Steptoe’s Privacy & Cybersecurity practice and is an appellate litigator. He advises clients, including many retailers, on data privacy and security issues, including compliance with US and international privacy laws, and response to data breaches. Recently, he has focused significantly on guiding retailers on compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act. Before private practice, Michael started and led the FBI’s cybercrime program and advised the Attorney General on national security and cybersecurity issues.

Speaking in:

July 14
12:45 pm1:45 pm

CLE Eligible Session

The data privacy landscape for retailers continues to evolve at a rapid pace as the industry continues to move to a more digital focus under an omnichannel approach to commerce. This transition presents an entire new set of emerging issues for retailers on information security, data… Read more