Jared Friend has spent the last five years working exclusively on complex issues at the intersection of emerging technology and privacy, data security, and intellectual property. They advise internet, mobile, gaming, and technology companies on a variety of U.S. and international privacy, data security, and licensing issues. Representative areas of expertise include privacy compliance, encryption, free/open-source licensing and compliance, drafting and negotiating software, cloud services, and data transfer and protection agreements, cloud computing strategy, 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.
Jared was previously 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