Bram Schumer is an associate in the Privacy & Data Security Group.
Mr. Schumer counsels clients a wide variety of privacy and data security issues, including compliance with state-based comprehensive privacy laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), and Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) including relating to the use of advertising technology and other privacy-related rules and regulations. He often negotiates complex data-driven deals, such as those involving clean rooms and media buys. He also provides privacy specialty support on transactional matters -- such as conducting privacy-related due diligence and negotiations -- and assists with security incident investigations and response.
Mr. Schumer frequently blogs about the FTC and other data protection and privacy laws on the Firm's Advertising Law Updates blog. He was recently quoted in a Cybersecurity Law Report publication on Washington's "My Health My Data Act."
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Mr. Schumer worked at Goodwin Procter in the firm's Data, Privacy, and Cybersecurity practice group, where he advised clients on privacy and security compliance, and provided privacy support for dozens of transactions. Mr. Schumer spent the first several years of his legal career as a commercial litigation associate at BraunHagey & Borden and Simpson Thacher, where he gained experience as the lead associate during multiple JAMS arbitrations, conducting trial preparation, and engaging in motion practice, and extensive fact and expert witness discovery, including deposing and defending multiple fact and expert witnesses.
Mr. Schumer attended Columbia Law School and is licensed to practice in California.
Columbia Law School (J.D.)
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Past Speaking Engagements
Media Law 201: Data Privacy
Bram Schumer presents, “Media Law 201: Data Privacy” during a webinar hosted by the Media Law Resource Center.
May 25 2023
Frankfurt Kurnit’s Tech Law Summit
Please join us for Frankfurt Kurnit's inaugural Tech Law Summit at our offices in downtown Manhattan on Thursday, May 4, 2023. The event will be held in person only, and space is limited. Read more.
May 4 2023
Global Legal ConfEx: GRC, Data Privacy & Cyber Security LA
Bram Schumer is a panelist during the session, “Top Privacy and Data Protection Challenges for the Global Enterprises” at Global Legal ConfEx: GRC, Data Privacy & Cyber Security in Los Angeles.
March 2 2023
news & press
Aggressive Washington Privacy Law Includes Right to Sue and Onerous Consent Obligations
Washington “My Health My Data” Act Dramatically Alters Health Data Compliance Landscape
Washington State’s My Health My Data Act (“the Act”) introduces a sweeping set of obligations for nearly all entities that do business in the state and that handle “consumer health data,” a broad new class of health-related data separate from that regulated by the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). Read more.
FTC Reaches $1.5M Settlement With GoodRx
Bram Schumer published the article, "FTC Reaches $1.5M Settlement With GoodRx for Allegedly Improperly Sharing Health Information With Advertisers."