GTC Law Group, one of the nation’s premier IP and M&A boutique law firms, announced today that David Bender has joined the firm as Special Counsel, Data Privacy. David comes to GTC with years of extensive litigation, counseling, and transactional experience in Privacy, Intellectual Property, and Information Technology.

David co-founded the Privacy practice, and founded the IP practice, at White & Case, as well as headed that firm’s Privacy practice. David’s services include privacy audits to bring corporations into global data privacy compliance, vetting proposed conduct of multinationals to ascertain compliance with pertinent privacy laws, advising on cross-border data transfer, and counseling clients regarding various other privacy matters.

David previously served in-house at AT&T for ten years, during the latter half of which he was responsible for all IP litigation brought by or against any Bell System company.  David is a former president of the International Technology Law Association and the author of Bender on Privacy (LexisNexis 2016), Computer Law (LexisNexis, presently in Release #69), as well as over 100 articles in law reviews and conference proceedings.  He has made over 300 presentations in the United States and 19 other nations at conferences sponsored by various organizations. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, and was listed annually as a New York City “Super Lawyer” in IT. He presently teaches Privacy Law as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston and Pace University.

Before turning to the law, David served as an engineer with the Ford Motor Company’s aerospace division and as a mathematician with Hughes Aircraft. David has an Sc.B. in Applied Mathematics from Brown University, an LL.B. from the University of Pennsylvania, an LL.M. in Patent Law from George Washington University, and an S.J.D. from George Washington.

We look forward to making David’s expertise available to our clients and enthusiastically welcome him to the firm. David can be reached at or 914.693.1890.

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