Clayton Northouse counsels clients on transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters relating to global data protection and consumer privacy.
Mr. Northouse helps technology, telecommunications, and healthcare companies navigate complex cybersecurity and consumer privacy issues relating to:
- Transactional due diligence
- Incident response
- Surveillance and information sharing
- Cross-border data transfers
- Regulatory compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and other US state, federal, and global requirements
- Governance policies and procedures
- State attorneys general, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and congressional investigations
He draws on extensive experience representing companies that have suffered cybersecurity attacks and consumer privacy incidents to craft defenses to litigation, congressional inquiries, and regulatory investigations.
A skilled litigator, Mr. Northouse has co-authored briefs and motions in the US Supreme Court, the US Courts of Appeals, and US District Courts.
Before joining Latham, Mr. Northouse was a partner at another global law firm. He previously served as a law clerk to Judge D. Michael Fisher of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Mr. Northouse maintains an active pro bono practice and regularly advises nonprofit organizations on their privacy programs.