Brandon is a partner at Balch and Bingham. He is a member of the firm’s Energy Practice and also serves as chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice. Brandon’s practice focuses on: (a) critical infrastructure protection and grid reliability for the energy industry; (b) cybersecurity and data privacy issues for multiple industries; and (c) emerging technologies and innovation. Specifically, Brandon counsels clients across multiple industries on various data-related issues including data breach prevention and response (all 50 states plus territories), compliance with federal, state, and sectoral privacy laws (e.g., NERC CIP, GDPR, CCPA, etc.), vendor and third party contract management, and development/review of company policies and risk management. Brandon also serves as transactional counsel on technology-based projects involving data as well as emerging technologies including drones, electric vehicles, fiber-optic broadband infrastructure, data analytics, blockchain technologies, artificial intelligence and more. Brandon’s thought leadership has been featured in numerous publications including: Law 360, Inside Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Money Management Executive, LegalTech News, the Wall Street Journal, and more.