Alan Charles Raul

Alan Raul is a partner at Sidley Austin and the founder and leader of Sidley’s highly ranked Privacy and Cybersecurity practice. Alan represents companies on federal, state and international privacy and cybersecurity issues. He advises companies and boards regarding cyber and information governance and preparedness, and helps them address crisis management for data security incidents. His practice also involves litigation and counseling regarding consumer class actions and investigations, enforcement actions and policy development by the FTC, State Attorneys General, SEC, DOJ and other government agencies. Alan provides clients with perspective gained from extensive government service. He previously served as Vice Chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, General Counsel of the Office of Management and Budget, General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Associate Counsel to the President. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School and an M.P.A. from the Harvard Kennedy School and A.B. from Harvard College.