James Mariani is an associate in the Privacy & Data Security Group.
Mr. Mariani works on regulatory, operational, and transactional matters related to data privacy as well as incident response concerning cyber intrusion and information security breach.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Mr. Mariani worked as an Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted cybercrime and complex fraud — leading multiple long-term investigations to indictment and arrest. His practice included investigation and litigation focused on computer intrusion, identity theft, finance, healthcare, labor and real estate. He has tried bench and jury trials in criminal, supreme, and federal court.
Mr. Mariani is certified as an Information Privacy Professional in both U.S. specific laws (CIPP/US) as well as that of the European Union (CIPP/E), and is admitted to practice in New York.
Cornell Law School at Cornell Tech (LLM, 2018)
Harvard University (Graduate Certificate, Cybersecurity, 2017)
University of Illinois College of Law (JD, 2013)
- Managing Editor of the Journal of Law, Technology & Policy
CUNY Macaulay Honors College (BS/BA, 2010)