Attorney

Zachary S. Heck

Zach’s practice focuses on business litigation and privacy law. Specifically, Zach assists clients in the areas of privacy compliance, defense litigation, class action defense, and guidance in the aftermath of a cybersecurity incident or data breach. He provides regulatory analysis, risk management, policy development, training, and audits. Zach speaks and writes frequently on cutting-edge data privacy and cyber security issues. Zach is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the field of United States laws and regulations. Our clients benefit from Zach’s ability to find creative solutions to nuanced problems, as well as his dedicated work ethic and commitment to meeting each client’s particular needs.

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Zachary S. Heck, Esq., CIPP/US
Attorney

(937) 227-9913

110 N. Main St., Suite 1600
Dayton, OH 45402-1818

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Privacy & Information Security Law

 

Breach Response

 

Information Governance

 

Compliance

FCRA Defense Litigation

 

Class Action Defense Litigation

 

Social Media

 

Business Litigation

Supreme Court of Ohio

 

United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

2017 Wright State University College of Engineering & Computer Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award for Adjunct Faculty

 

Dayton Bar Association Leadership Development Program

 

Order of the Barrister

 

Order of the Coif

 

CALI Excellence for the Future Award

Wright State University

 

Adjunct Professor of Cybersecurity Law

 

International Association of Privacy Professionals

 

Certified Information Privacy Professional: U.S. Laws & Regulations

 

Co-Chair, Cincinnati IAPP KnowledgeNet

Federal Bar Association, Dayton Chapter Chair, Communications Committee

 

Dayton Bar Association

 

Ohio State Bar Association

 

American Bar Association

 

Carl D. Kessler Inn of Court

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D. magna cum laude, 2014

Full tuition academic scholarship

Indiana Law Journal – Managing Editor

Sherman Minton Moot Court Executive Board – Problem Co-Author

Jessup International Moot Court Cup Team

ABA Mock Trial Team

Law Clerk for Judge Dennis Adkins, Dayton, OH

University of Dayton – BA, Philosophy & English (Majors), Sociology & Religious Studies (Minors), magna cum laude, 2011

Full tuition academic scholarship

John W. Berry Scholars Program

Academic Affairs Committee

Phi Sigma Tau – President

Sigma Tau Delta

Centerville High School

 

Legal Advisor for Mock Trial Team

Presentation, “With Great Data Comes Great Responsibility: Biometrics, Security, and the Importance of Privacy Impact Assessments,” University of Dayton Program in Law & Technology Seminar, June 9, 2017.

 

Publication, “SCOTUS Limits Venue in Patent Suits,” On the Merits (Dayton Federal Bar Association Chapter), Summer 2017.

 

Presentation, “Privacy & Security Update: What We Learned in 2016 & What to Know Now,” Dayton Bar Association Corporate Counsel Committee, February 2017

 

Publication, “Catfish Added to the Sea of Litigation,” TYL (American Bar Association), March 2017

 

Publication, “Cybersecurity Litigation: Searching for a Leg to Stand On” SideBAR (Federal Bar Association), Winter 2017

 

Publication, “Will the Real Stephen Colbert Please Stand Up?” TYL (American Bar Association), December 2016

 

Presentation, “Biometrics: With Great Data, Comes Greater Cybersecurity Responsibility,” Northern Kentucky University Cybersecurity Symposium, October 21, 2016

 

Presentation, “Cybersecurity & Data Governance for Businesses in the Era of the Data Breach,” Washington-Centerville Public Library Business Lunch & Learn, August 3, 2016.

 

Publication, “Will Virtual Reality Transform Real-World Laws?” TYL (Ameican Bar Association), Summer 2016.

Publication, “Jury of Your Peering? Federal Judge Bars Social Media Investigations to Protect Juror Privacy,” On the Merits (Dayton Federal Bar Association Chapter), Summer 2016

 

Presentation, “The New Normal of Data Governance,” Dayton Bar Association Corporate Counsel Committee, April 28, 2016 (co-presenter)

 

Presentation, “Eye in the Sky/Cloud: Privacy Law Forecast for 2016,” Wright State University Undergraduate Cyber Course, January 2016

 

Presentation, “Sweet Tweets: A Guide to Ethical Social Media Use for the 21st Century IP Attorney,” Dayton Intellectual Property Law Association, December 2015

 

Publication, “Protection or Profit? Calls for Civil Forfeiture Reform Grow,” On the Merits (Dayton FBA), Summer 2015

 

Publication, “What if My Firm Breaks Up? To Whom Do Our Clients Belong?” (American Bar Association), Spring 2014

 

Publication, “How to Get Started on Twitter,” TYL (American Bar Association), Fall 2013

 

Publication (Co-Author), “Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition 2013-14 Problem,” Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Fall 2013

 

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