areas of expertise
Daniel M. Goldberg is an associate in the Privacy & Data Security Group focusing on advertising, branded entertainment, interactive entertainment, technology, digital media & privacy, and intellectual property matters.
Mr. Goldberg represents multi-national and emerging companies in a wide range of privacy and data security-related matters involving the collection, use, storage, and monetization of confidential data. He works with in-house counsel, engineers, and business teams to assess data flows and develop policies and guidelines relating to the protection of personal data. He advises clients facing data security breaches and defends against allegations that they mishandled sensitive customer or employee data. Many of his matters involve bleeding-edge issues, including data ownership rights, international data transfer, user authentication, device graphs, data analytics, cloud computing, SaaS, mobile apps, and smart devices.
In addition, Mr. Goldberg handles digital media and advertising-related matters for brands, agencies, entertainment companies, and media companies. Mr. Goldberg regularly advises clients on issues such as consumer tracking and retargeting, e-mail and text message campaigns, children’s content, video content, user-generated content, rewards programs, influencer campaigns, and native advertising.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Mr. Goldberg was a privacy and data security associate at BakerHostetler, where he defended clients in privacy and data-security related class-action litigation and counseled clients in matters before the state Attorneys General. Mr. Goldberg also helped launch and advise a successful technology startup, which has given him an insider’s perspective on the technology sector and the importance of cost-efficient representation.
Mr. Goldberg serves in leadership positions in several professional organizations, and has published numerous articles on privacy and advertising related matters. He is certified as an information privacy professional (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and is admitted to practice in California.
University of California (BA, cum laude, 2008)
- Phi Beta Kappa
University of Southern California School of Law (JD, 2011)
- Certificate in Entertainment Law
- Scholarship Recipient
- Member of the Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice Journal
- Interned at BermanBraun and Universal Music Group
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Past Speaking Engagements
A Dozen Things You Need To Know About Advertising Law for 2017
Jeff Greenbaum and Brian Murphy from our New York office, and Daniel Goldberg from our new Los Angeles office, will lead a fun, fast-paced and informative discussion in which they discuss recent developments in advertising law at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica. For more information and to RSVP, click here.
February 21 2017
news & press
Start Your Engines: We Have to Deal With GDPR, What Now?
Back in January, we posted about the circumstances in which your company, even if based in the US, must comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), taking effect in May 2018. Here we will provide a high level checklist to help you start down the path of GDPR readiness.
Tanya Forsheit and Daniel Goldberg in the ISSA Journal April 2017
Tanya Forsheit and Daniel Goldberg's article, "Every Move You Make, I’ll Be Watching You Watching Me Watching You" is featured in the April 2017 edition of the Information Systems Security Association Journal.
New Privacy and Data Security Blog
Looking for an easy way to keep up with the rapid-fire changes in Privacy and Data Security law? Introducing Focus on the Data — Frankfurt Kurnit's weekly insights and practical guidance on privacy and data security issues.
Copyright Infringement: Get Ready for New DMCA Agent Designation Rules
Out with the old, in with the new. That's the latest slogan of the Copyright Office which, on December 1, 2016, finally brings its nearly 20-year old system for designating Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") agents online.
Latest on the FTC Data Security Front
FTC Issues Guide on How to Respond to a Data Breach, and Eleventh Circuit Questions the FTC's Interpretation of Its Section 5 Authority But Does NOT Alter the Unfairness Standard in Data Security Matters.