ROBERT B. CUNNINGHAM
Special Counsel
(312) 857-2629 (312) 857-2629
ROBERT B. CUNNINGHAM Special Counsel
Robert Cunningham focuses his practice on data privacy and information security, advertising technology, and other consumer protection law matters.  He advises clients on privacy- and security-related legal and regulatory challenges, providing practical advice based on his extensive experience in and deep understanding of the tech industry, especially adtech and martech.

Prior to joining the firm, Robert was Head of Legal at Ketch, where he performed privacy and product counseling for the design and implementation of Ketch’s data control platform, an enterprise-grade privacy and data governance solution for businesses.  Robert has extensive experience with all of the current crop of U.S. state privacy laws (CCPA/CPRA, ColoPA, VCDPA), as well as FTC enforcement, GDPR, ePrivacy, LGPD, PIPL, GLBA, HIPAA, and other country- and industry-specific laws.

Prior to Ketch, Robert was senior corporate counsel at Salesforce, providing privacy and product counsel for Salesforce’s suite of Marketing Cloud products, including services such as data management platforms.

Having held senior legal, strategic, and business development roles within both public companies and startups, Robert provides clients with unique business-oriented insights into the legal challenges they face.

Robert is a frequent presenter at privacy legal conferences and on webinars and podcasts discussing recent and anticipated developments in the space.

He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for Europe (CIPP/E) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
 
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), member
 

About

Robert Cunningham focuses his practice on data privacy and information security, advertising technology, and other consumer protection law matters.  He advises clients on privacy- and security-related legal and regulatory challenges, providing practical advice based on his extensive experience in and deep understanding of the tech industry, especially adtech and martech.

Prior to joining the firm, Robert was Head of Legal at Ketch, where he performed privacy and product counseling for the design and implementation of Ketch’s data control platform, an enterprise-grade privacy and data governance solution for businesses.  Robert has extensive experience with all of the current crop of U.S. state privacy laws (CCPA/CPRA, ColoPA, VCDPA), as well as FTC enforcement, GDPR, ePrivacy, LGPD, PIPL, GLBA, HIPAA, and other country- and industry-specific laws.

Prior to Ketch, Robert was senior corporate counsel at Salesforce, providing privacy and product counsel for Salesforce’s suite of Marketing Cloud products, including services such as data management platforms.

Having held senior legal, strategic, and business development roles within both public companies and startups, Robert provides clients with unique business-oriented insights into the legal challenges they face.

Robert is a frequent presenter at privacy legal conferences and on webinars and podcasts discussing recent and anticipated developments in the space.

He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for Europe (CIPP/E) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
 

Memberships

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), member
 
Speaking Engagements