Patrick D. Isbill, Esquire
Patrick D. Isbill is the co-founder and managing partner at XPAN Law Partners. Patrick’s practice focuses on cybersecurity and data privacy compliance and enforcement. He is skilled at addressing the business needs and demands of highly regulated industries such as financial institutions, healthcare organizations, legalized cannabis, intellectual property rights, and emerging digital and scientific technologies like artificial intelligence, biometrics, biomedical science and engineering, and quantum computing.
His adaptive background in both science and law allows him fluency in technology and vanguard industries with a thorough understanding of the legal issues necessary for effective advocacy and defense related to cybersecurity. Patrick is able to find creative and workable business solutions under challenging circumstances in order to achieve results for his clients.
Patrick began his career as a law clerk to a presiding judge in the Civil Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. After his clerkship, he served over a decade as an Assistant County Prosecutor where he prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases at both the trial and appellate level. His unique courtroom experience and institutional knowledge of law enforcement allow him to investigate and proactively defend complex regulatory matters with a well-rounded view to tailoring solutions unique to each case.
As a thought leader in the area of data privacy and cybersecurity, Patrick’s legal insights are frequently published in law journals and industry publications.
- Ready to Meet the Moment: Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Concerns Echo Throughout Biotech and Synthetic Biology. New York Law Journal (October 2023)
- The Counterstrategy Blueprint: Raising the Economic Costs of Generating a Cyber Attack to Decrease Data Breach and Infiltration Success Rates. New York Law Journal (May 2023)
- AI’s Learning Curve Clashes with Proprietary Data: Processing Originality Raises Legal, Ethical Questions. New York Law Journal (March 2023)
- Mitigating the Rising Tide of Data Breach Costs for Global Corporations Through Regulatory Compliance Management. New York Law Journal (November 2022)
- Move Over Third-Party Data: Rising First-Party Data Collection Looks To Impact Business and Data Privacy Laws. New Jersey Law Journal (October 2022)
- AI vs. AI: Forecasting the Ethical Dilemma Circling Law, Business and Technology. New York Law Journal (May 2022)
- Cannabis M&A: Protecting the Valuation Calculus Using Cyber Compliance and Due Diligence. National Cannabis Industry Association (April 2022)
- Lowering a Corporation’s Legal Risk Profile Through Employee Cybersecurity Training. New Jersey Law Journal (March 2022)
- Anatomy of an NYDFS Enforcement Action for Violating New York’s Cybersecurity Regulation. New York Law Journal; Reprinted in Treasury & Risk (November 2021)
- Finance Industry Fault Lines: Profit and Compliance Compatibility. New Jersey Law Journal (June 2021)