Anthony P. Valach

Counsel

Philadelphia
T +1.215.564.2588
F +1.215.568.3439

Overview

The interest in technology that led Anthony Valach to an engineering degree now inspires a dedicated approach to his privacy and data protection practice. He advises clients on data breach response, risk management and litigation issues associated with an incident, and strategic methods to avoid future harm. As the former General Counsel and Vice President of Operations for a leading information technology managed service provider, as well as the Chief Information Security Officer for a mid-sized, regional law firm, Anthony is well versed in both developing and overseeing compliance with information security policies and procedures.  

That experience, combined with a background in complex litigation, provides him with real-world insight on security concerns.

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  • Coordinated network security and monitoring, data breach response, disaster recovery, HIPAA compliance and more for a leading information technology managed service provider.
  • Developed strategies to analyze complex electronically stored information (ESI) to uncover patterns of conduct and fraudulent activity.
  • Coordinated data breach response and implemented cybersecurity initiatives for a large construction equipment company.
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Experience

  • Coordinated network security and monitoring, data breach response, disaster recovery, HIPAA compliance and more for a leading information technology managed service provider.
  • Developed strategies to analyze complex electronically stored information (ESI) to uncover patterns of conduct and fraudulent activity.
  • Coordinated data breach response and implemented cybersecurity initiatives for a large construction equipment company.
  • Coordinated data breach response and implemented cybersecurity initiatives for an industrial company.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

Community

  • St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia (2012 to 2018)
  • Michael’s Way Young Professionals Group: Board Member (2016 to 2018)

Prior Positions

  • Chief Information Security Officer for mid-sized, regional law firm (2016 to 2017)
  • Liberty Technology Solutions: General Counsel, Vice President of Operations (2015 to 2016)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Illinois

Education

  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2004; Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property, Managing Editor (2004), Associate Editor (2003); Certificate in Intellectual Property; Certificate of Distinction -- Strategies in Intellectual Property Law
  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, The Catholic University of America, 2001

Blog

In The Blogs

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Data Privacy Monitor
Arizona Expands Its Data Breach Notification Statute
By Julie A. Hein, Anthony P. Valach
May 22, 2018
Effective August 1, 2018, the House Bill 2154 recently signed by the Arizona governor will expand the current Arizona data breach notification law. Following the trend of other states, the amended statute expands the definition of...
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