D. Reed Freeman Jr.

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Reed Freeman is a partner and Co-Chair of WilmerHale’s Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Communications practice group.  Since 1998, his practice has focused on the legal use of data for commercial purposes.  This includes a wide (and growing) list of topics, from analytics, to Interest-based advertising, to big data and the Internet of things, using personal, anonymous, de-identified, and aggregated information.  Reed serves as lead counsel in FTC and state advertising, privacy and data security investigations and negotiations, having handled scores of such matters.  He is perennially ranked by Chambers and Legal 500 as one of the country’s leading practitioners in the privacy and data security area.  He previously served as staff attorney in the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection and received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1993.