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Brandon Reilly

Brandon Reilly

Counsel - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP


Brandon Reilly is a privacy and data security attorney and civil litigator in Manatt’s Orange County office. Brandon counsels clients on a wide array of consumer protection and privacy matters, including data privacy and security compliance and procedure and data breach response.

In the incident response area, Brandon assists clients with security incident investigation, containment and mitigation as well as management of data breach responses, and assists impacted entities before and during litigation, regulatory inquiry and government enforcement. In the compliance area, he advises clients to proactively orient their operations to all manner of federal, state and international laws and regulations, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA), the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTCA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), the New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation and the California Shine the Light Law, as well as industry-specific standards such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

Also a civil litigator with broad experience in federal and state courts, Brandon has significant experience litigating on behalf of a wide range of businesses, including in banking, mortgage lending and servicing, auto finance, retail and e-commerce, payment card industry, energy, and vehicle manufacturing, and on behalf of sovereign Native American nations. Additionally, Brandon has extensive experience advising financial services companies on regulatory compliance and representing them in government enforcement actions and monitoring.

A thought leader and frequent speaker in the privacy and data security space, Brandon is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. Private Sector (CIPP/US) and an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). He is currently a chair of the IAPP’s local chapter in Orange County.

Brandon is the coordinator for Manatt’s veterans’ benefits and discharge upgrades pro bono practice, and regularly provides pro bono representation in that area.