Michael Tierney is an associate in the privacy and data security practice, and is based in the firm’s Boston office.
He advises clients on the full range of data privacy and cybersecurity matters, including related state, federal, and international laws, such as Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), CAN-SPAM, state breach notification laws and state privacy and cybersecurity laws, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), as well as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He has experience in developing global privacy and cybersecurity programs, advising clients on incident response, and conducting privacy and data security due diligence relating to private equity and M&A matters.
Prior to joining Manatt, Mike worked as an associate at the Boston office of a global law firm. He has also worked as counsel at a Boston-based law firm, as corporate counsel at a developer and marketer of software products for inbound marketing and sales, and as corporate counsel at a subsidiary of a manufacturer of electronic displays.