Zaven Sargsian devotes his practice to commercial litigation, privacy and data security, and appeals. Zaven represents public and private companies in complex litigation matters at both the trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts, with an emphasis on corporate business litigation, land use and development disputes, construction matters, and creditor and bankruptcy matters.
He also advises in the area of privacy and cybersecurity and is a member of the firm’s Cybersecurity, Data Protection and Privacy practice group. He advises clients on all aspects of information risk management programs, vendor assessment and management, privacy and information security disclosures, cyber incident response planning, employee training and community awareness, privacy laws and practices, and information governance. In addition, he advises on cyber-related governmental investigations, regulatory compliance and enforcement matters, including Utah’s Information Technology Act and Protection of Personal Information Act, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), FTC privacy rules and compliance, CFPB enforcement actions, Gramm-Leach Bliley Act, HIPAA, COPPA, DPPA, FCRA, and cyber liability insurance. He is also the Vice Chair of the Cyberlaw Section of the Utah State Bar, and annually assists in organizing the iSymposium, which brings cybersecurity specialists together for a day-long event.
Zaven is also a member of the First Amendment practice group. He has represented clients on First Amendment matters, including defamation defense, Communications Decency Act issues, anti-SLAPP motions and copyright matters.
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law (J.D., 2013)
CALI Award: Constitutional Law II, Business Organizations, Antitrust, Arbitration
Senior Articles Editor and Executive Symposium Editor, Utah Enftl. L. Rev.
Lionel Frankel Public Interest Summer Fellow (2013)
Quinney Fellow (2012-2013)
University of Utah (B.S., Finance and Political Science, 2009)
Utah Minority Bar Association
Utah Minority Bar Foundation
Utah State Bar, Cyberlaw Section
Vice Chair (2018-present)
The Society of Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR)
Board Member (2015-present)
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Legal Clinic, Legal Consultant