Mischa S. Wheat, CIPP/US

Mischa Wheat


Mischa Wheat represents clients across a variety of industries on general commercial litigation matters, particularly involving cybersecurity and data privacy issues, focusing on compliance with privacy laws and regulations and data breach investigation. Mischa is an IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and maintains working knowledge of the cyber threat landscape, common data privacy vulnerabilities, and the current legislative and regulatory schemas. Mischa counsels clients in establishing best information security and privacy practices and provides guidance through a breach event. He has assisted in multiple breach investigations, responses and notifications. 

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Representative Matters

Mischa’s experience includes the representation of:

  • Petabyte Technology Inc., a provider of cloud-based technology solutions to the veterinary sector, in a $43.4 million acquisition by Chewy, Inc.
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Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • B.A., Temple University
  • IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional, CIPP/US

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “Employment Discrimination in the Age of Artificial Intelligence,” Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey Human Resource Council
  • Panelist, “Managing Your Cyber Risk,” New Jersey Food Processors Association Annual Conference
  • Panelist, “Cannabis and Insolvency,” Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference
  • Panelist, “A Practical Guide to CCPA Readiness,” IAPP KnowledgeNet Chapter Meeting
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  • Outstanding Clinical Student Award, Clinical Legal Education Association
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