Al Saikali is a Partner in the Miami office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon where he founded and chairs Privacy and Data Security Practice. He represents companies to help them proactively and reactively minimize the risks associated with the collection, use, storage, and disposal of personal information. Proactively (before a privacy or data security incident occurs), Al advises companies to help them assess their privacy and data security risks, identify applicable legal requirements, and operationalize those requirements. Reactively (after a privacy or data security incident occurs), Al advises companies on their legal obligations to respond, notify third parties, and communicate with regulatory authorities. Al has directed breach responses that have affected millions of individuals in hundreds of countries and represented companies in class action lawsuits throughout the United States.