Hintze Law
505 Broadway E. #151
 Seattle, WA 98102


Jared Friend

Jared Friend works exclusively on complex issues at the intersection of emerging technology, privacy, and data security. They advise internet, mobile, gaming, and technology companies on a variety of U.S. and international privacy, data security, and related technology transactions. Representative areas of expertise include privacy compliance, encryption, drafting and negotiating data transfer and data protection agreements, cloud computing strategy and compliance, mobile applications, online and mobile tracking, FTC inquiry and order compliance, Children's Online Privacy Protections Act (COPPA), EU-US Privacy Shield, EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), regulatory data security compliance, development of internal privacy and data security practices, data breach notice obligations, biometrics and surveillance, and legislative and regulatory policy.

Prior to joining Hintze Law in 2015, Jared was the Director of the Technology and Liberty Program at the ACLU of Washington, where they were responsible for driving policy work at the intersection of free speech, privacy, and developing technology through legislative development, litigation, and education. Jared was previously an associate at Cooley LLP in the Technology Transactions Group, where they advised start-ups and public companies alike on technology licensing and privacy issues. Prior to law school, Jared worked for internet companies in product development and test engineer roles.


  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law JD, 2012

  • University of Washington BA, 2008


  • Board of Directors, ACLU of Washington

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Bar Admissions

  • Washington