Bruce A. Radke

Bruce A. Radke Data Privacy Attorney Polsinelli Chicago, IL
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Professional Biography

Bruce A. Radke is a Shareholder and a member of the Tech Transactions & Data Privacy practice.  Bruce is Co-Chair of the firm's Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group.  He has been selected by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in Data Privacy and Computer & Technology Law.

Bruce regularly counsels clients on various privacy and data security issues. He has drafted and reviewed data privacy and security policies and procedures to ensure compliance with HIPAA, HITECH, COPPA, GLBA, Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards, state breach notification laws, international data security laws, including the GDPR, and other contractual and privacy-related laws and regulations. Additionally, he regularly assists clients with privacy risk assessments and provides board counseling and employee training.   Bruce has counseled clients in the development and implementation of data incident response plans.  

Bruce has assisted clients through various types of data incidents, from system-wide network intrusions and ransomware attacks to cyber extortion, fraudulent wire transfers, e-mail account compromises, stolen computer hardware and employee misconduct.  Bruce has served a broad range of private- and public-sector clients in multiple industry verticals, including banking and financial services, health care, life sciences, not-for-profit and for-profit education, e-commerce, technology, retail, manufacturing, trade associations, state and local government, accounting, legal and other professional services.  

Bruce regularly assists companies in investigations opened by enforcement agencies post-breach, including investigations by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general as well as other state and federal financial, insurance and education enforcement agencies.

Bruce is also member of InfraGard (a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the private sector).  He has written and spoken extensively on a variety of topics relating to privacy, data security and information management.  His articles and comments have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Review of Banking & Financial Services and Privacy & Data Security Law Journal.

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