Joshua R. Fattal is an associate in the Technology group of the firm’s Business Law Department, and a member of the firm’s Data, Privacy and Cybersecurity practice. He advises clients across industries on data protection best practices, complex national and international regulatory compliance, product development, transaction diligence, and incident response.

Areas of Practice
Domaines D’Expertise





Mr. Fattal advises clients in a variety of industries on complex data privacy and cybersecurity issues related to state, federal, and global legal frameworks, including the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), the Gramm-Leach- Bliley Act (GLBA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Mr. Fattal assists clients in developing information security policies and procedures, negotiating data transfer and processing agreements, designing third party vendor risk management programs, and product development and design.

Mr. Fattal also advises clients on incident response strategy, assisting companies in investigating data breaches and preparing notifications to customers, affected individuals, and regulators. As part of his practice, Mr. Fattal regularly performs privacy and security due diligence and negotiates transaction documents in connection with public and private corporate deals.
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Fattal was a Cyber/Data/Privacy associate in the New York office of Cooley LLP.

Mr. Fattal previously served as an Attorney Advisor in the Intelligence Law Division at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, where he advised government officials on compliance with domestic and international privacy regimes and data security matters related to information sharing, data analytics, and cloud computing technology.


Mr. Fattal was awarded the ASPIRE Cybersecurity Scholarship at NYU Law, a prestigious merit scholarship providing a select group of students with a cybersecurity education from a multidisciplinary perspective.

In The News









J.D., 2018
New York University School of Law
(cum laude, Robert McKay Scholar)
B.A., History, 2015
Columbia University
(magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)


2019-2020 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Honorable Sarah Netburn



New York
District of Columbia
Profile Image
Get In Touch
Our clients rely on us for world-class advisory services, counsel on complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation. Specializing in matters involving the financial, life sciences, private equity, real estate, and technology industries, we use a collaborative, cross-disciplinary approach to resolve our clients’ most challenging issues. To find out more, please contact us.


Nos équipes interviennent aux côtés de nos clients, industriels, fonds d’investissement, startups, institutions financières et dirigeants, dans le cadre de transactions et de contentieux complexes, et apportent des conseils de tout premier plan dans les secteurs financiers, des Sciences de la Vie, du Private Equity, de l’immobilier et des technologies. Nous traitons les dossiers juridiques de manière intègre, ingénieuse, souple et audacieuse pour répondre efficacement aux enjeux propres à chacun de nos clients, quels que soient la taille de l’opération et le secteur d’activité. Pour en savoir plus, contactez-nous.

Unsere Kunden verlassen sich auf unsere erstklassige Beratung, vor allem im Hinblick auf komplexe Transaktionen und High-Stakes-Prozesse. Spezialisiert auf Angelegenheiten der Finanz-, Life-Sciences-, Private-Equity-, Immobilien-und Technologie-Branchen, verwenden wir einen kooperativen und interdisziplinären Ansatz, um Fragen unserer Kunden auch in extremen Spezialsituationen einer Lösung zuzuführen. Sie wollen mehr erfahren? Kontaktieren Sie uns gerne.

Search Other Lawyers
Recherche par Pratique