Alan Charles Raul
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Alan Raul is the founder and leader of Sidley Austin’s highly ranked privacy and cybersecurity practice. He represents companies on US and international privacy, cybersecurity and technology issues. Alan advises on global regulatory compliance, data breaches and crisis management. Alan also focuses on issues concerning national security, constitutional and administrative law. He handles enforcement and public policy issues involving the FTC, state attorneys general, SEC, DOJ, FBI, DHS/CISA, the intelligence community, as well as other federal, state and international agencies.
Alan previously served in government as Vice Chairman of the White House Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, General Counsel of the Office of Management and Budget, General Counsel of the US Department of Agriculture, and Associate Counsel to the President. He maintains a national security clearance. He holds degrees from Harvard College, Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Yale Law School. Alan serves as a lecturer on law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches the course ‘Digital Governance: Privacy and Technology Trade-offs’. He is a member of the Technology Litigation Advisory Committee of the US Chamber Litigation Center, the governing board of directors of the Future of Privacy Forum, and the Council on Foreign Relations.