Bob is a senior counsel in the firm’s Data Privacy practice and a member of the Consumer Reporting Agencies industry team. He is an internationally recognized privacy lawyer with more than 45 years of experience representing companies in privacy and data breach investigations. Bob supports companies responding to data breaches, defends them against administrative actions and litigation, and guides their compliance programs. He has a rock-solid reputation for handling privacy and consumer regulatory matters before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
Before going into private practice, Bob served as the Deputy Counsel to the White House Privacy Committee in the Ford Administration and as a lawyer in the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection doing Fair Credit Reporting Act and other privacy-related work. He also served as General Counsel of the National Commission on the Confidentiality of Health Records. Before joining AGG, Bob was a founding partner of Oldaker, Biden & Belair.