Raleigh, NC – Poyner Spruill is pleased to announce Saad Gul has become Partner with the firm. Saad practiced law in Washington, D.C. for five years with Steptoe & Johnson LLP and two years with Saul Ewing LLP. His practice focuses on privacy and information security. He advises clients on a wide range of privacy, data security, and cyber liability issues, including risk management plans, regulatory compliance, cloud computing implications, and breach obligations. In advising his clients on these issues, Saad often draws on his technical background and prior career as an IT consultant.

Saad writes and speaks regularly on privacy, data security, and cyber liability issues. He is the author of over a dozen published law review articles, as well as a number of articles in trade journals. He has also served on the Cyber Security Task Force of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

In addition to his privacy practice, Saad represents clients in complex commercial litigation, regulatory disputes, and antitrust matters. He has handled high-profile litigation in state and federal appellate courts across the country, including the United States Supreme Court.

Saad received his JD cum laude, Order of the Coif, from Wake Forest University in 2006 and BA from Davidson College in 1997.

He may be reached in our Raleigh office at 919.783.1170 or sgul@poynerspruill.com.

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