Angad Chopra is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Chicago office and a member of the firm's Data Strategy, Security & Privacy Team. Mr. Chopra handles a range of advisory, compliance and transactional matters with a focus on advising clients in regard to domestic and international privacy and cybersecurity laws and regulations.

Mr. Chopra provides advice and representation to clients across a number of areas, including:


Mr. Chopra assists clients with respect to the complex and ever-evolving comprehensive U.S. state and federal privacy and data protection legal/regulatory landscape. He advises clients on:

  • state privacy and security laws. He represents clients in regard to the 50-state data breach reporting laws as well as comprehensive consumer privacy laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA), Washington My Health My Data Act (MHMD) and Utah Consumer Privacy Act (UCPA), among others.
  • federal laws. He advises clients in matters related to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Section 5 requirements (unfair and deceptive practices), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) cybersecurity regulations, Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), among others.
  • international laws. He assists clients with respect to the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the ePrivacy Directive (ePD), India's Digital Personal Data Protection Act (DPDPA) and Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
  • industry standards and frameworks. He advises clients in matters related to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) operating regulations and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), among others.

Mr. Chopra also assists clients in complying with nuanced rules and regulations specific to emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and generative AI. He regularly drafts privacy policies, terms of use, cookie policies and web accessibility policies, as well as internal program policies and procedures.

Technology Agreements and Corporate Transactions

Mr. Chopra has worked on a variety of corporate transactions and supports deal teams to vet pertinent privacy and cybersecurity considerations (including extensive knowledge in deals involving highly AI-leveraged products/services, health data and financial data-leveraged entities) in connection with their transactions. In addition, he regularly drafts and assesses large-scale master service agreements (MSAs), cloud services agreements, software as service (SaaS) agreements, data protection agreements and data use agreements.

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Regulatory Actions

Mr. Chopra assists clients in regulatory and state attorney general investigations, class actions or other civil disputes relating to alleged data breaches, data misuse incidents and other privacy or security matters.

Crisis Management and Incident Response

Mr. Chopra has also counseled numerous clients through data breaches, with extensive experience in regulatory and consumer notifications. More proactively, he advises clients on adopting more robust cybersecurity and privacy risk postures through risk assessments using industry standard frameworks and tabletop exercises.

While in law school, Mr. Chopra served as the chief articles editor for the Ohio State Law Journal (OSLJ). He also published his law review note in the journal, which discussed insurance disputes and complications arising in the aftermath of cyberattacks. In addition, Mr. Chopra worked as a research assistant for the program on Data and Governance, where he focused his research on advanced automated/algorithmic processing, privacy, civil rights and civil liberties concerns regarding Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, data analytics and the ethical usage of big data. As a part of his work for the program, Mr. Chopra served as a member of the Ohio Attorney General's Facial Recognition Task Force, providing feedback on potential disparate impact, bias and discrimination concerns in the use of facial recognition by law enforcement.

Mr. Chopra is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the United States (CIPP/US) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Chopra was a privacy and cybersecurity attorney at a national law firm in its Chicago office.


  • The Ohio State University College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Arizona, B.A., cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Illinois
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Honors & Awards
  • Ohio State Law Journal, Best Note Award, 2021
  • Publications

    Speaking Engagements