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Matthew W. Van Hise

Illinois Attorney General's Office
Assistant Attorney General, Consumer Privacy Counsel, Consumer Fraud Bureau
Springfield, IL, USA


Matthew W. Van Hise is an Assistant Attorney General and Consumer Privacy Counsel at the Illinois Attorney General’s Office.  AAG Van Hise has been with the Attorney General’s Office working in the Consumer Fraud Bureau since 2011.  He enforces the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act and spends the majority of his time focusing on privacy, data security, and data breach related investigations and litigation.  AAG Van Hise functions as both the lead and co-lead attorney for many national multistate investigations into several of the largest data breach incidents to date.

As Consumer Privacy Counsel, he serves as the point person within the Illinois Attorney General’s Office on matters such as privacy, data security, technology, and the secure handling of consumers’ personal information.  AAG Van Hise also oversees the Illinois Attorney General’s Identity Theft Unit, which was created in 2006 and has assisted over forty thousand consumers with complaints covering a wide variety of identity theft issues and privacy areas.

Matthew leads the National Association of Attorneys General Privacy Working Group, on both privacy and identity theft.  He also co-leads the NAAG medical privacy discussions.

Prior to this, he worked at the Michigan Attorney General’s Office, on both privacy and identity theft.  Matthew received a B.A. from Bradley University and a J.D. from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan.  Matthew has served as panelist and as guest speaker at numerous data security and privacy conferences throughout the country.  He is an active member in the International Association of Privacy Professionals, holding the CIPP/US certification, as well as a member in many local, state, and national Bar Associations.
Matthew W. Van Hise is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment The Latest Insights from Privacy and Data Security Regulators - Nineteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law, Wednesday, May 30, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio The Latest Insights from Privacy and Data Security Regulators - The Latest Insights from Privacy and Data Security Regulators, Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts The Latest Insights from Privacy and Data Security Regulators - The Latest Insights from Privacy and Data Security Regulators, Wednesday, May 30, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg The Latest Insights from Privacy and Data Security Regulators - The Latest Insights from Privacy and Data Security Regulators, Wednesday, May 30, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Nineteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law, Wednesday, June 06, 2018, New York, NY
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