Alysa Hutnik is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice includes representing clients in all forms of privacy, data security, and advertising matters, from counseling to defending clients in FTC and State Attorneys General investigations, class actions and other litigation. Many of her matters focus in particular on emerging technologies, including cloud, mobile, calling/texting practices, and “Big Data”-related services. Ranked as a leading practitioner in the Privacy & Data Security area by Chambers USA, Chambers Global, and Law360, Ms. Hutnik wins praise for the dedicated, and responsive service she provides to clients. Sources also tell US Legal 500 that she provides “excellent, fast, efficient advice” regarding data privacy matters. In 2013, Ms. Hutnik was one of just three attorneys under 40 practicing in the area of privacy and consumer protection law to be recognized as a Rising Star by Law360.
Ms. Hutnik is a frequent speaker on national television news regarding legal privacy and technology related developments, including appearances on Fox Business News and Al Jazeera America. She is a past chair of the ABA’s Privacy and Information Security Committee (Section of Antitrust Law), the co-chair of the Section’s 2011 Consumer Protection Conference, and was the editor-in-chief of the ABA’s Data Security Handbook, a practical guide for data security legal practitioners.
Prior to joining Kelley Drye, Ms. Hutnik was a federal clerk for the Honorable Joseph R. Goodwin, United States District Judge, Southern District of West Virginia.