Ali A. Jessani counsels clients on the privacy, cybersecurity and regulatory risks presented by new and proposed uses of technology and consumer information. Specifically, he advises clients with compliance issues related to the California Consumer Privacy Act, the General Data Protection Regulation, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, state biometric laws and other federal and state laws governing data sharing, ownership and protection. Mr. Jessani also guides companies through legal obligations after data breaches, as well as through state and federal regulatory investigations. 

While pursuing his legal education, Mr. Jessani was an extern in the US Department of Justice Civil Rights Division’s Voting Rights Section and an intern in the Voter Expansion Department of the Democratic National Committee. He was also Executive Editor of the Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy

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  • Education

    • JD, Duke University School of Law, 2018

      President, South Asian Law Students Association, Executive Editor, Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy
    • BS, Communication Studies, BA, Political Science, University of Miami, 2015

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • New York

  • Languages

    • Hindi

    • Urdu