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 represents clients in all aspects of appellate litigation in both federal and state court and has argued in several Florida appellate courts, including the Florida Supreme Court. At the trial level, he provides advanced litigation support through brief writing and arguing case-dispositive motions, Daubert/Frye motions, motions in limine, jury instructions, and post-trial motions. You can find his tips and articles on preservation of error issues on the firm’s I Object! blog, where he is co-editor.

In addition, Mr. Blickensderfer is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/US), accredited by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. With a focus on U.S. private sector laws, he is qualified to counsel clients in a number of areas relating to data privacy and cybersecurity, including:

  • data breach 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, HIPAA/HITECH, and more.

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.