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Mr. Shawn Tuma

Shawn Tuma is an experienced cybersecurity and data privacy attorney and partner at Spencer Fane, LLP, where he serves as Co-Chair of the firm's Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice Group. He is widely recognized as an international thought-leader and subject matter expert in cybersecurity and data privacy law. Having practiced in this area of law since 1999, he is one of the most experienced and well-respected cybersecurity and data privacy law attorneys in the United States.

Shawn devotes his practice exclusively to cybersecurity and data privacy law and views his role as helping businesses protect their information and protect themselves from their information. He represents a wide range of clients, from small to midsize companies to Fortune 100 companies, across the United States and globally in dealing with cybersecurity, data privacy, data breach and incident response, regulatory compliance, computer fraud related legal issues, and cyber-related litigation. He is frequently sought out and hired by other lawyers and law firms as a consulting expert to advise them when these issues arise in cases for their own clients.

  • Regent University School of Law, 1999 (J.D.), magna cum laude

  • Northwestern State University, 1994 (B.A.), with honors