J.D. Fugate joins Hintze Law PLLC

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We are pleased to announce that we have a new member of the Hintze Law team. J.D. Fugate joined the firm on March 1, 2018, as Of Counsel.

J.D. Fugate has been a trusted legal adviser to tech and e-commerce clients for 25 years, including 16 years in-house with Microsoft, most recently as an Assistant General Counsel for Regulatory Affairs, providing specialized privacy guidance. In addition to negotiating and writing agreements covering a broad spectrum of business needs for different businesses units including Windows marketing, source code sharing, hardware quality, and strategic silicon partners, he provided specialized regulatory guidance to the Microsoft Health Solutions Group for HIPAA and FDA compliance.

J.D. served as law clerk for Chief Judge Gilbert S. Merritt III on the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, then began his Seattle legal career at Preston Gates and Ellis (now K&L Gates). After 16 years at Microsoft, he continued his technology transaction practice at Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan, and Peregrine Law Group.

Hintze Law PLLC exclusively provides global data protection counseling for technology, ecommerce, advertising, media, and mobile companies and organizations. More information about the firm is available at HintzeLaw.com.