Jeffrey Neuburger is a partner in the New York office, co-head of the Technology, Media & Communications Group, a member of the Privacy & Data Security Group and editor of the firm’s New Media and Technology Law blog.
Jeff’s practice focuses on technology, media and advertising-related business transactions and counseling, including the utilization of emerging technology and distribution methods in business. For example, Jeff represents clients in online strategies associated with advertising, products, services and content commercialized on the Internet through broadband channels, mobile platforms, broadcast and cable television distribution and print publishing. He also represents many organizations in large infrastructure-related projects, such as outsourcing, technology acquisitions, cloud computing initiatives and related services agreements.
Jeff counsels clients on all aspects of "social media," including the use of social media in the workplace and the creation and use of social media presences to establish connections with clients and customers. He counsels on and drafts social media policies, guidelines and "rules of the road", and advises on regulatory, intellectual property and publisher liability (e.g., defamation) issues associated with social media.
In addition, Jeff represents clients in a wide range of privacy and data security matters, including the implementation of policies, the management of information, and responding to situations of potential unauthorized access to personally identifiable information.
Jeff is an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law teaching E-Commerce Law, and lectures extensively on a range of issues, including computer and e-commerce law, emerging technology developments, intellectual property, outsourcing, privacy and data security. He also is co-author of two books, Doing Business on the Internet and Emerging Technologies and the Law. Founder of the monthly newsletter, New Media, Technology and the Law, Jeff writes two blogs: PBS’s "MediaShift" blog as well as Proskauer’s Technology, Media and Communications blog. He also has served on advisory panels to Congress, and is regularly quoted by mainstream general and trade publications.
Prior to practicing law, Jeff began his career working in the information technology field. He completed General Electric Company’s two-year Information Systems Management Program and spent an additional four years in Information Systems Management at GE Capital. His undergraduate degree is in computer science and applied mathematics. Jeff has been recognized as a leading technology lawyer in various publications and directories.