Frederick C. Bingham

Associate

Los Angeles
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Overview

Frederick C. Bingham assists clients with complex data privacy and cybersecurity issues, providing counseling to keep them in compliance with privacy laws as well as prepare them for security risks. He has in-depth experience driving compliance and operationalization initiatives for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), Colorado Privacy Act (CPA) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and leverages his background representing healthcare clients to provide counseling and advice on the Healthcare Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). In addition, he has overseen incident response and defended clients in both single plaintiff and class action privacy litigation. He holds the CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPP/C, CIPP/A, CIPM and CIPT certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and is a CISSP and CCSP Associate with (ISC)2.

Fred has worked with a wide range of clients, including hospitals, healthcare systems, software and platform service providers, international and commercial retail, public entities, real estate developers, franchisors, financial institutions, medical device manufacturers, home-security providers and technology companies, giving him a broad industry perspective from which to provide effective solutions and advice. He uses the solid legal foundation acquired during his federal judicial clerkship to inform the manner in which he evaluates an issue and determines the most effective approach.

Select Experience

  • Legal and operational experience related to compliance with international and federal data protection laws and frameworks, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS).
  • Created and operationalized privacy programs, including the drafting and implementation of consumer-facing and employee data protection notices and policies; conducted privacy risk assessments; advised on privacy-by-design for product launches in biotech, medical device and SaaS industries; and implemented Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) procedures and processes.
  • Advised clients on advertising and marketing technology implementation under state and federal regulations, including Section 5 of the FTC Act.
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Experience

  • Legal and operational experience related to compliance with international and federal data protection laws and frameworks, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS).
  • Created and operationalized privacy programs, including the drafting and implementation of consumer-facing and employee data protection notices and policies; conducted privacy risk assessments; advised on privacy-by-design for product launches in biotech, medical device and SaaS industries; and implemented Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) procedures and processes.
  • Advised clients on advertising and marketing technology implementation under state and federal regulations, including Section 5 of the FTC Act.
  • Defended clients in a variety of privacy related litigation, including class actions brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
  • Provided privacy guidance to employers in response to COVID-19 restrictions, including appropriate collection, retention and security measures related to protected health information (PHI) of employees.
  • Vetted data protection agreements and vendor contracts for compliant data sharing, use, disclosure, security, retention and deletion, including contractual relationships involving sensitive personal information, protected health information (PHI) and cross-border flows.
  • Incident response involving U.S. and EU data subjects and Data Protection Authorities (DPAs).

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • (ISC)2  Associate
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CSSP)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
    • CIPP/US
    • CIPP/E
    • CIPP/C
    • CIPM
    • CIPT

Memberships

  • California Lawyer's Association, Privacy Bar
  • Federal Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • (ISC)2
  • American Health Lawyers Association

Community

  • Co-founder of California Western School of Law Alumnae/Student Mentoring Program

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Judge Peter C. Lewis (ret.), U.S. District Court, Southern District of California: Federal Judicial Clerk (2014 to 2016)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • California

Education

  • J.D., California Western School of Law, 2013
  • B.A., Bucknell University, 2010