Alex has practiced for nearly a decade the roles of in-house counsel, large firm attorney, and solo business attorney. Mr. Wall combines a knowledge of contracts and policies applied as general counsel to mid-sized companies in Oregon and Boston with his experience at Fried Frank in New York in high-stakes commercial litigation to provide valuable counsel and services to his clients.
Alex has particular interest in businesses related to information technology, software, food, alternative energy and international trade. Alex is a CIPP/US from the International Assoc. of Privacy Pros., and understands the legal and security risks associated with data storage, processing and transfer.
Alex is licensed in New York and Oregon, and is admitted to practice in both federal and state courts.
Alex received his B.A. from Colby College in Maine, studying primarily Economics, French, Japanese, East Asian History, and Physics. After several years of working in IT and education, Alex received his J.D. from the University of Maine.
Alex volunteers for and supports Donate Life Northwest, helps lead the Portland Chapter of Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), and is a strong supporter of educational and workforce training causes.
Alex, a frequent bike commuter, rode his bicycle from San Francisco to Maine with a friend after college. Alex is fascinated by language. He is fluent in French, has studied Japanese, German, and Spanish extensively, and is currently learning Mandarin. Alex, originally from Maine, enjoys bread baking, gardening and spending time with his wife and dog.
|Privacy Counsel||Marketo, Inc.||2018 - Present|
|Senior Counsel||Radar, Inc.||2016 - 2018|
|Counsel and Principal||Wall Law||2015 - 2016|
|VP & General Counsel||HaystackID||2014 - 2015|
|Director & General Counsel||Discover-e Legal DBA Novitas Data||2010 - 2014|
|Attorney||Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP||2007 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Oregon State Bar, Sustainable Future Section||Executive Committee||2017 - Present|
|IAPP||CIPP/E||2016 - Present|
|International Association of Privacy Professionals||CIPP/US||2015 - Present|
|Federal Bar Assocation||Member||2015 - Present|
|Association of Corporate Counsel||Member||2014 - Present|
|Multnomah Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Oregon State Bar Association, Technology & Law Section||Executive Committee||2016 - 2016|
|Oregon State Bar, Climate Change Task Force||Co-chair||2015 - 2016|
|IAPP Privacy Tracker||Employee Wellness Bill Would Circumvent Genetic Privacy Protections||2017|
|Sustainable Future Section of the Oregon State Bar||OREGON STATE BAR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE SECTION CLIMATE CHANGE TASK FORCE REPORT||2016|
|UpCounsel Blog||How to Avoid Traps in Letters of Intent||2016|
|RADAR Blog||Layering Compliance: Where GDPR, Privacy Shield, and NISD Meet||2016|
|Compliance and Ethics Blog||We Are Surrounded: Privacy and the Internet of Things||2016|
|Wall Law||Wall Law Blog||2015|
|Building Profits: a publication of the Construction Financial Management Assocation||Planning & Technology Help Limit Legal Liability & Litigation Expense||2013|
|University of Maine School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Colby College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|Robotics & AI Summit||Privacy, Robots and AI||2018|
|CLE: Privacy by Design||Privacy by Design||2018|
|PLI 18th Annual Institute on Privacy and Security||IoT Privacy and Security||2017|
|TRUSTe Privacy Risk Summit 2017||Privacy and Connected Cars and the GDPR||2017|
|EU Privacy||GDPR and Privacy Programs and Incident Response||2017|
|Northwest Earth Institute v. Multnomah County Assessor||Win|
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