Steve Snyder is a member of Bradley’s Financial Services Litigation and Cybersecurity and Privacy teams. He leverages his industry experience as a network engineer and cyber risk manager to assist clients in navigating increasingly complex matters related to data protection arising from emerging technologies. Steve is a thought leader in privacy and data security and routinely writes and speaks on cybersecurity topics.
Steve represents clients in cyber risk assessment and mitigation in many industries, including financial services, healthcare, retail, e-commerce, health and fitness, and education. He advises on all aspects of clients’ privacy and data security programs and regularly works with technical, legal and business stakeholders to mitigate security and privacy risk. He helps clients implement robust cybersecurity programs and has developed training and educational materials. Steve manages data breach response and mitigation and also advises clients on post-breach issues, including interactions with regulators, law enforcement, consumers, and other third-party companies.
Steve is certified as a Privacy Law Specialist and Fellow of Information Privacy by the International Association of Privacy Professionals and has CIPP/US and CIPT certifications. He is a certified specialist in Privacy and Information Security law by the State of North Carolina. He currently serves as vice-chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Privacy and Data Security Section, which he helped found. Steve is also certified in Cybersecurity Fundamentals by ISACA and is a member of ISSA, as well as a registered patent attorney.
Steve has extensive litigation experience that includes representing Google in Oracle v. Google, a multibillion-dollar litigation involving Android and Java, which was dubbed “the World Series of IP.” He has transactional experience drafting, editing and negotiating agreements involving data security, privacy, software, hardware, technology services, and intellectual property. Steve also works with clients on due diligence related to IP and information security in mergers and acquisitions. In addition, he has negotiated IP licenses, including large patent portfolio licenses.