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Scott Vernick

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A nationally-ranked trial lawyer, Scott L. Vernick represents a wide array of Fortune 500 companies in sectors that include pharmaceutical, health care, FinTech, and privacy and data security. Accomplished, practical and knowledgeable, Scott combines a strong business acumen with winning strategies at trial. Over the past decade, Scott has developed a particular fluency in the rapidly evolving field of privacy and data security. He routinely counsels multinational and mid-sized businesses on how to mitigate risk and overcome the challenges posed by the current state and federal enforcement environment. Scott founded the firm’s Privacy & Data Security Practice and was instrumental in the creation and launch of Data Breach 411, an iPhone app designed to aid incident first responders. He is a former member of the firm's Executive Committee and former Office Managing Partner of the Philadelphia office, the largest of the firm's 27 offices.

Professional Memberships

International Association of Privacy Professionals


A well-known practitioner in privacy and data security, Scott provides commentary to the national and international news media. For a list of articles visit

Scott contributes to the “Combating Cyberthreats” section of West/Thompson Reuters’ Data Security and Privacy Law guide.


J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University, 1987; B.A., Trinity College, 1983.