education

  • University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law (J.D., 2011), cum laude
  • University of South Florida (B.A., 2006), magna cum laude

clerkships

  • Judge Jay P. Cohen, Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal

bar admissions

  • Florida
Steven Blickensderfer

Steven Blickensderfer

Associate
Steven Blickensderfer handles a wide variety of civil litigation matters in both federal and state court, including complex business, consumer finance, real property, securities, insurance coverage, and product liability cases. His experience includes case analysis and strategy, complex motion practice, electronic discovery, alternative dispute resolution, and trial practice. As a former appellate law clerk, he also has considerable experience with appeals. He has participated in a number of jury and non-jury trials, as both a litigator and in a trial support role, and has argued in several appellate courts, including the Florida Supreme Court.

Mr. Blickensderfer’s practice also consists of advising clients on data privacy and cybersecurity matters. As a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/US), accredited by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, he is exceptionally qualified to counsel clients in a number of areas relating to data privacy and cybersecurity, including:

  • data incident/breach preparation and response;
  • internal and external privacy policy review, drafting, and implementation;
  • cross-border data transfers;
  • risk assessments and compliance investigations related to the collection, storage, use, and disposal of personally identifiable information; and
  • litigation arising out of data breaches and other privacy laws such as Gramm-Leach, FCRA/FACTA, and HIPPA/HITECH.

Mr. Blickensderfer is an active member of the firm’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Task Force and a self-professed tech junkie, who frequently writes articles in the data privacy and cybersecurity space. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jay P. Cohen of Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal.