Mario focuses his practice on the intersection of law and technology, including all aspects of data privacy and cybersecurity, as well as open source license review and technology vendor contract review and negotiations.  He works with clients from a wide variety of industries to ensure they are compliant with data privacy and cybersecurity regulations and laws.

Mario works with clients in the healthcare, telecommunications, insurance, financial services, manufacturing, construction and professional services industries. Among his experience, he has:

  • Responded to multiple data privacy and cybersecurity incidents, including:
    • A ransomware attack on a national healthcare network that encrypted the medical records of over one million patients residing in all 50 states. Mario conducted a state law and HIPAA breach notification analysis, coordinated a three-day mailing effort and fielded inquiries from state regulators.
    • A business email compromise where the incident resulted in a fraudulently misdirected wire transfer to a bad actor. Mario coordinated with forensic investigators and law enforcement to successfully recover $300,000 for a large federal contractor.
  • Drafted legal documents including terms of use, data processing agreements, business associate agreements, incident response plans and business continuity plans.
  • Counseled clients regarding compliance with privacy authorities including the CCPA, GDPR, CAN-SPAM Act, BIPA, COPPA, HIPAA, NYDFS Cyber Regulations and NY SHIELD Act.

Prior to joining Bond, Mario was an associate attorney working on data privacy and cybersecurity matters and before that was a judicial intern for the Hon. Richard J. Arcara, U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York.