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Patrick Kane

Washington, D.C.

Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane focuses on corporate compliance with complex foreign, federal, and state privacy and data security laws. Whether it is health, technology, or financial enterprises, Patrick regularly advises Fortune 100 companies on managing privacy- and data security-related risks in corporate transactions.

Patrick serves leading health, media, and technology clients by developing commercial agreements that address privacy and security risks and legal compliance obligations. To safeguard clients' valuable intellectual property and protect against data breaches, Patrick also evaluates the data security practices of these clients' strategic partners and vendors.

Patrick appreciates the importance of international data flows to his clients' businesses and understands what it takes to comply with evolving international data protection standards. Patrick takes pride in translating complex legal obligations into practical advice.

While in law school, Patrick was the Trade Editor for the Georgetown Journal of International Law, a Global Law Scholar, and an acknowledged researcher for Professor Peter Edelman's book So Rich, So Poor. Prior to law school, Patrick served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Republic of Kiribati and also worked in the United Nations and the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Patrick maintains an active pro bono practice and most recently submitted a Clemency Petition to the Office of the Pardon Attorney on behalf of a client serving a life sentence for low-level drug offenses.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 2014
  • B.A., cum laude, Boston College, 2006

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
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