Daniel K. Alvarez is a partner in Willkie’s Communications & Media Department in Washington. He is also a member of the Cybersecurity & Privacy Practice Group. Daniel brings an extensive background in technology and regulatory issues to counseling a broad range of clients in diverse industries on privacy and cybersecurity issues, including financial and healthcare privacy, regulation of marketing and advertising practices, international data transfer, children’s privacy, and other privacy and cybersecurity matters regulated by the FTC, FCC, SEC, and other state and federal agencies.
Daniel is a former legal advisor to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler. As one of Chairman Wheeler’s chief advisors, Daniel oversaw and advised on the development of policy on some of the highest-profile issues before the FCC, including broadband competition and deployment, privacy, cybersecurity, and public safety.
Prior to joining the FCC, Daniel practiced in Willkie’s Washington office, advising domestic and international clients in the technology, communications and media industries on a range of issues before state and federal regulatory authorities, including the FCC, Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice and Department of the Treasury.