Bio

Mason Weisz helps clients navigate a constantly shifting web of domestic and international laws regulating data collection, marketing, data sharing, computer crime, data security, electronic surveillance, online content, children’s privacy, health privacy, financial privacy, information management, and other areas of privacy and Internet law. A former web designer, he has extensive experience with issues relating to digital media, new technology and e-commerce. His practice focuses on the following areas:

  • Designing compliant, data-driven, global marketing strategies.
  • Advising on international privacy and data protection issues, with particular emphasis on U.S., European and Latin American law, including in relation to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, Safe Harbor, Standard Contractual Clauses (a/k/a “Model Contracts”) and other data transfer mechanisms.
  • Advising participants in the online advertising ecosystem on legal and self-regulatory compliance strategy.
  • Helping clients manage risk in the creation, marketing and licensing of innovative data services.
  • Advising software developers and technology manufacturers on privacy and security issues in product design.
  • Negotiating technology transactions, intellectual property licenses and other commercial agreements.
  • Developing information governance programs.
  • Conducting comprehensive enterprise-wide privacy and information security assessment and remediation programs, including reviews of collection, use, disclosure, storage and disposal of personal information.
  • Managing data breach response.
  • Resolving regulatory audits and inquiries.
  • Representing clients in dispute resolution.
  • Addressing a wide range of other privacy and Internet issues.

New York Super Lawyers has selected Mason as a “Rising Star” in every yearly announcement since 2011. He is the former Chair of the Privacy Subcommittee of the NYC Bar Association’s Information Technology Law Committee.