Steven Blickensderfer handles a wide variety of civil litigation matters in federal and state court, including complex business disputes and class actions. He is experienced in all phases of litigation, including case analysis and strategy, written and electronic discovery, depositions, expert witness preparation, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, trials, and appeals. He has participated in a number of jury and non-jury trials, including a two-week federal jury trial that attracted national media attention, and has argued in several appellate courts, including the Florida Supreme Court.
In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Blickensderfer advises 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 uniquely qualified to counsel clients in a number of areas relating to data privacy and cybersecurity, including:
- data incident/breach preparation and response;
- product counseling and regulatory advice concerning federal and state privacy laws (such as the FTC Act, GLBA, FCRA, HIPPA, COPPA, BIPA, etc.), as well as industry standards (such as the PCI-DSS); and
- GDPR guidance and compliance.
Mr. Blickensderfer is an active member of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice, which was recently listed among the top privacy practices in the nation by Above the Law. 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.