Jon Frankel


Office: Washington, DC

Phone: (202) 706-5217

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Since 2000, Jon Frankel has been counseling emerging and established technology and media companies, as well as venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, on data privacy, protection and security, e-commerce, intellectual property, advertising, marketing, and litigation matters. His clients offer a variety of technology products and services, including social media, connected car technology, online gaming, cloud computing, SaaS, and mobile applications.

Jon assists clients in generating online revenues, protecting their intellectual property, mitigating risks, and adapting their business models to the ever-changing technology laws and best practices. He provides advice on consumer protection and corporate compliance matters, including domestic and international data protection and trans-border data transfers, children’s and educational privacy, online gaming and gambling, behavioral and targeted advertising, online promotions, email and SMS marketing, user-generated content, telemarketing, the Internet of Things, surveillance, electronic contracts and signatures, and location-based data. Jon helps companies comply with a wide variety of applicable federal and state laws including the CCPA, GDPR, TCPA, COPPA, VPPA, HIPAA, GLBA and FCRA, as well Section 5 of the FTC Act and State UDAP laws.

Jon also has extensive experience with civil litigation concerning consumer protection, privacy, data security, and marketing disputes. He represents clients in state and federal court proceedings, multi-state attorney general investigations, and before federal and state regulators, including the Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission.

Prior to joining ZwillGen, Jon was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Bingham McCutchen, LLP, where he co-chaired the Privacy and Security Group and was a member of the Telecommunications, Media and Technology group.



George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 1995

University of Michigan, B.A., 1992, magna cum laude


Bingham McCutchen, LLP

Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman, LLP


District of Columbia



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