PeoplePatrick X. Fowler

Patrick X. Fowler

PeoplePatrick X. Fowler

  • University of Kansas School of Law (J.D., 1988)
    • National Moot Court Team
    • National Appellate Advocacy Team
  • University of Kansas (B.A., Molecular Biology, 1983)

  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Standing Committee on Technology, Board Member (2014-2017 term)
    • E-Commerce and Technology Section, Board Member (2013-present)
    • Appointments Committee, Member (2006-2012)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Section of Litigation Products Liability Committee, Newsletter Co-Editor (2014-present)
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Maritime Law Association
  • American Boat and Yacht Council
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
    • Phoenix KnowledgeNet Chapter, Co-Chair
  • e-Commerce Law & Strategy, Board of Editors
  • Judge Pro Tempore, Superior Court, Maricopa County, Arizona

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • “Cybersecurity and Privacy Regulations: Adapting to the New Normal,” Presenter, Arizona Society of CPA’s Technology for Accountants Conference, Phoenix, AZ (December 6, 2017)
  • “Recent Developments in Privacy and Cybersecurity Law,” Presenter, Phoenix Security and Audit Conference, Phoenix, AZ (September 7, 2017)
  • "Cyber Security and the Law: An Update," Presenter, (ISC)2 Phoenix Chapter, Phoenix, AZ (May 18, 2017)
  • "Prepare to be Hacked: Practical Pointers for Preserving Your Company’s Digital Assets," Seminar Chair and Co-Presenter, State Bar of Arizona CLE (May 3, 2017)
  • "Preparing for 2017: Cybersecurity and Data Privacy," Presenter, Emerging Business Seminar, Scottsdale, AZ (January 4, 2017)
  • "Automotive Cybersecurity," Co-Presenter, Discussion Group, Irvine, CA (January 2017)
  • "Preparing For Cyber Armageddon: Practical Tools For Law Firm Data Security, Privacy And Cyber Liability," Session Chair and Co-Presenter, State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention, Phoenix, AZ (June 16, 2016)
  • "Recent Events in Cyber Security," Co-Presenter, ISC2 Phoenix Chapter, Phoenix, AZ (May 19, 2016)
  • "Cyber Security: A Mid-Year Update," Co-Presenter, Association of Corporate Counsel, Mountain West Chapter, Salt Lake City, UT (May 5, 2016)
  • "Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015: A Primer," Presenter, Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG) Spring Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ (May 4, 2016)
  • "Lawyers Leading the Race to Cyber Security," Co-Presenter, Association of Corporate Counsel, Arizona Chapter (April 14, 2016)
  • "Legal Considerations of a Data Breach Incident Response," Co-Presenter, ISSA Phoenix Chapter Quarterly Meeting, Phoenix, AZ (April 12, 2016)
  • "Gambling, Credit Cards and Privacy: a Regulatory Environment Trifecta," Co-Presenter, American Bar Association Gaming Law Minefield Institute, Las Vegas, NV (February 11, 2016)
  • "2016 Update on Cyber Security and Data Protection," Presenter, Emerging Business Seminar, Scottsdale, AZ (January 6, 2016)
  • "Data Privacy and Security for Employee Benefit Plans," Presenter, Western Pension & Benefits Council, Phoenix Chapter (December 10, 2015)
  • "Data Breach Response: Learning from the Mistakes of Others," Presenter, REDW Technology Conference, Albuquerque, NM (October 13, 2015)
  • "Dealing With the Evolving Privacy and Cybersecurity Regulatory Ecosystem," Presenter, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) KnowledgeNet (September 16, 2015)
  • "Cyber Threats and Data Privacy in the Information Age," Guest Lecturer, Grand Canyon University (September 15, 2015)
  • "Cybersecurity and Data Privacy: 2015 Update," Presenter, State Bar of Arizona Construction Law Section (September 8, 2015)
  • "How to Protect a Company Against a Data Breach," Presenter, Emerging Business Seminar, Scottsdale, AZ (September 2, 2015)
  • Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations (ISAO) II Workshop, Dept. of Homeland Security, Participant, San Jose, CA (July 30, 2015)
  • Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations (ISAO) Workshop, Dept. of Homeland Security, Participant, Boston, MA (June 8, 2015)
  • “Breaching Bad: Cyber Security Risks, Regulations and Solutions," Presenter and Panelist, Supply Chain Security: A Moving Target, ERAI Conference San Diego (April 22, 2015)
  • “When Ethics, Experts and Litigation Strategy Collide," Co-Presenter, Association of Corporate Counsel Seminar, Phoenix Chapter (April 21, 2015)
  • "Cyber Insurance and Data Risk," Co-Presenter, PriceWaterhouseCoopers Roundtable, Phoenix (March 5, 2015)
  • "What’s Trending in Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity in 2015?," Presenter, Snell & Wilmer Emerging Business Seminar Series, Scottsdale, AZ (January 7, 2015)
  • "Avoiding the Pitfalls of Spoliation and Over-Preservation,” Co-Presenter, Maricopa County Bar Association Paralegal Division Convention (October 10, 2014)
  • “The Role of Insurance in Cyber Security Risk Management,” Moderator, Snell & Wilmer Privacy and Cyber Security Risk Management Series (October 8, 2014)
  • “Reducing the Risk and Consequences of a Data Breach,” Co-Presenter, State Bar of Arizona CLE Event (October 1, 2014)
  • “Tips for Protecting Your Privacy and Personal Data,” Presenter, Arizona Summit Law School/eCommerce and Technology Section, State Bar of Arizona (September 23, 2014)
  • “Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know Now About Regulations and Compliance,” Presenter, Data Plus Conference, Phoenix, AZ (September 8, 2014)
  • "A Legal Perspective on Privacy and Data Protection," Co-Presenter, (ISC)2 Phoenix Chapter (August 14, 2014)
  • "Are You the Customer or the Product Being Sold? Privacy and Data Protection in 2014," Guest Lecturer, Arizona Summit Law School (July 9, 2014)
  • "Cloud Computing in Healthcare: Mitigating Privacy Risks and Negotiating Business Associate Agreements," Co-Presenter, Strafford Webinar (June 11, 2014)
  • "Privacy, Data Protection and Cyber Security: The Mid-Year Update," Co-Presenter, State Bar of Arizona CLE Program (May 29, 2014)
  • "Today’s Cyber-Threat Environment," Co-Presenter, The New Cybersecurity Framework Seminar, Phoenix, AZ (April 22, 2014)
  • "Tips for Protecting Your On-Line Privacy and Personal Data," Co-Presenter, Arizona Women Lawyers Association Seminar (March 26, 2014)
  • "The Ethics of Big Data. Who Knows What?" Panelist, Privacy Forum, Arizona State University Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics (February 28, 2014)
  • "Electronic Discovery Update: The Changes and Challenges of 2014," Presenter, State Bar of Arizona CLE Program (February 21, 2014)
  • "Data Security and Privacy Seminar (Featuring Dr. Ann Cavoukian)," Panel Member, Los Angeles, CA (November 12, 2013)
  • "Cybersecurity and Privacy Concerns After NSA Surveillance Revelations," Co-Presenter, Legal Issues Impacting Data Center Operations Seminar, Phoenix, AZ (November 5, 2013)
  • "Hidden Hazards of Cloud Computing," Presenter, Boating Industry Risk Management Council, International Boating Exposition Show, Louisville, KY (September 18, 2013)
  • "Litigation Bootcamp: Introduction to E-Discovery," Presenter, Litigation Training Seminar, Phoenix, AZ (September 13, 2013)
  • "Electronic Discovery for the Employment Lawyer," Co-Presenter, State Bar of Arizona Employment Law Section (June 21, 2013)
  • "Legal Ethics + Cloud Computing and Data Privacy," Co-Presenter, Association of Corporate Counsel (May 21, 2013)
  • "E-Discovery in 2013: What You Need to Know," Presenter, The Knowledge Congress Webcast (February 6, 2013)
  • "Ethics and E-Discovery," Presenter, Maricopa County Bar Association Paralegal Division Convention (September 28, 2012)
  • "E-Discovery for New Lawyers," Presenter, Litigation Training Seminar (September 2012)
  • "What Every Paralegal Should Know About E-Discovery," Presenter, Paralegal Conference (June 2012)
  • "Cloud Computing and Related Legal Issues," Presenter, Lex Mundi Dispute Resolution Committee, St. Louis, MO (April 2012)
  • "Social Media: Who, What & Where," Presenter, Orange County Institute of Internal Auditors Fraud Seminar (March 2012)
  • "Crafting a Defensible Electronic Discovery Plan," Presenter, Nevada State Bar CLE, Las Vegas, NV (April 2011)
  • "Ethics and E-Discovery," Presenter, Corporate Counsel Forum, Phoenix, AZ (March 2011)
  • "The 'Good Company' Defense," Presenter, Surf Expo, Orlando, FL (September 2010)

Selected Media Coverage

  • Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona: Product Liability Litigation, Arizona Business Magazine (2017)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2016-2020)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Personal Injury - Products Defense (2016-2019)
  • Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona, Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education (2010)
  • Exceptional Service Award, Volunteer Lawyers Program (2004)
  • Pro Bono Lawyer of the Month, Volunteer Lawyers Program (October 1992, September 2003)

  • Volunteer Lawyers Program
    • Advisory Committee, Member (1992-2012)
    • Advisory Committee, Chair (2005-2010)
  • Community Legal Services
    • Board President (2010-2011)
    • Executive Committee (2007-2013)
    • Board Member (2006-2013)
  • Boy Scouts of America
    • Merit Badge Counselor

  • Arizona

  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit