Gary A. Kibel is a partner in the Digital Media, Technology & Privacy; Intellectual Property and Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Groups of Davis & Gilbert. Mr. Kibel regularly counsels clients with respect to new media/advertising law; privacy and data security; and information technology matters.
Mr. Kibel advises interactive companies, advertising agencies, media providers and other commercial entities regarding transactions for interactive advertising, behavioral advertising, social media, programmatic media buying, mobile marketing, affiliate marketing, data collection and usage, and other emerging products and services. He also serves as General Counsel to the Performance Marketing Association.
Mr. Kibel is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and advises clients in many industries regarding privacy and data security issues, including, internal information security policies, contractual obligations and requirements, security breaches and incident responses, audits, cross-border data transfers and other matters in connection with an organization’s collection, storage and use of data in all aspects of its business. He is a former co-chair of the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) New York City KnowledgeNet group. Mr. Kibel has been identified as a “Recognised Practitioner” in the Privacy & Data Security – Nationwide category by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2015-2016). In addition, Mr. Kibel has been recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of privacy and data protection for five consecutive years (2012-2016).
Mr. Kibel counsels both providers of information technology services and customers for such products and services regarding complex technology and intellectual property issues such as software and content licensing, enterprise technology implementations, consulting services, independent contractor relationships, outsourcing and development projects.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Kibel was an information systems analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Merrill Lynch & Co.