Privacy Policy


Riemer & Braunstein LLP (“Riemer & Braunstein,” “we,” or the “Firm”) is committed to protecting privacy. This Privacy Policy is to inform those whose personal data or personal information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit our website (the “Site”). This policy explains what information we collect, when and how we might use that information, how we protect the information, and the choices you have with respect to your personal information. Any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices should be directed to the Firm at

This Privacy Policy describes the ways we manage Personal Information (as defined below) that we receive (i) in the course of our law practice involving current prospective and former clients (collectively “Clients”); (ii) from visitors and guests; (iii) from prospective employees in connection with applications for employment; and (iv) in the course of interactions with our current prospective and former suppliers vendors and subcontractors (collectively “Suppliers”). All individuals who process and/or possess Personal Information on behalf of the Firm are expected to protect Personal Information by adherence to this Privacy Policy.

Please read this policy carefully. By accessing or using our Site, you agree to this privacy policy. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Site.

Personal Information Generally

“Personal Information” or “Personal Data” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified directly or indirectly in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, address, employer, email address, telephone number, IP address, an identification number, location data, or an online identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity of that natural person.

“Process” or “Processing” means any operation which is performed upon Personal Information, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, acquisition, holding, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

The types of Personal Information we may collect (directly from you or from third parties) depend on the nature of the relationship one has with the Firm and the requirements of applicable law. Below are the legal bases and some of the ways we may collect and use Personal Information.

Clients: The data we collect from or on behalf of our clients may include information such as title, name, address, phone number, email address, business or company affiliation, government identification (e.g., driver’s license), financial information related to payments for services or goods, agreements executed with the Firm, and other details clients may provide. In certain client engagements, we may collect customer and other information of our clients as well as employee or other Personal Information of others who have a relationship or otherwise interact with our clients.

We process Personal Information about or on behalf of clients in order to provide legal services, generally manage and verify client information, respond to questions and requests, tailor content, publications, and offers we believe may be of interest to Clients, and for further purposes disclosed at the time that clients provide Personal Information or otherwise with consent.

Office Visitors: If you visit a Firm office, we may collect Personal Information about you including but not limited to your title, name, address, phone number, email address, business or company affiliation, government identification, and other details you provide. We Process this information for a variety of purposes, including to generally manage your visit, to verify your identity, to provide access to Firm facilities and systems, for security and other safety purposes, to communicate with you regarding your visit, to provide information we believe may be of interest to you, including regarding the Firm’s services, and for purposes disclosed at the time a visitor provides Personal Information or otherwise with consent.

Suppliers: The data the Firm collects from its Suppliers relate to the management of supplier relationships and the exchange of requested products and services. They may include title, name, address, phone number, email address, invoicing and other payment information, and agreements executed with the Firm. We Process Personal Information about Suppliers to verify and manage supplier information, respond to questions and requests, communicate about supplier accounts, process payment for products or services purchased by the Firm, and for further purposes disclosed at the time suppliers provide personal information or otherwise with consent.

Careers: You may submit your resume and other information to apply for a job with the Firm. We use the information you submit solely for the purposes of considering applications and recruitment (and for purposes of our administration or management if you commence work for the Firm) and not to market to you.

Publications and Email Alerts: We use the information you provide to communicate with you about topics we believe may be of interest to you. We will offer you the option to decline these communications at no cost.

Social Media: Social media resources include but are not limited to social networks, discussion boards, bulletin boards, blogs, and referral functions to share website content and tools with a friend or colleague. We may collect information that you make publicly available through social media resources. We may use this information for a variety of business purposes, including for business development. The Firm will comply with the terms of this Privacy Policy and the privacy policies applicable to the social media resources it uses.

Contact Us: You may communicate with us by via email at, or the phone number or mailing address listed on this Site. You do not need to provide Personal Information. If you choose to contact us, we may ask you for information such as your name, address, company, telephone number, and email address so we can respond to your questions and comments. We also may use the information you provide to communicate with you about topics we believe may be of interest to you.

Email Communications: When you engage in email communications with any Firm employees, we may retain records of your email address along with other information that we collect such as your name, title, address, phone number, email address, or company affiliation, as well as information about your engagement with emails, attachments, and/or links that we send to you. We may use this information for a variety of business purposes, including for business development.

Event Registration: You may register for Firm-sponsored events. You may provide us with information such as your name, address, company, title, telephone number, and email address when registering for an event. We use this information to register you for the event and contact you about event updates. We also may use the information to communicate with you about other events and topics we believe may be of interest to you.

Cookies, Analytical Tools, and Related Technologies: Our Site uses browser cookies for analytics functionality and for various other services. Browser cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your computer so that our servers can identify your browser software when you visit the Site. We may also use location-aware browsing functionality provided by your browser for functionality or analytics. If you don’t want us to use cookies when you use the Site, you can set your Internet browser not to accept cookies. However, if you block cookies, some of the features on the Site may not function as a result, and you may have to re-register or take other actions to be able to use certain services. You can find more information about how to manage cookies for all the commonly used internet browsers by visiting This website will also explain how you can delete cookies that are already stored on your device.

Information From Third-Party Sources: The Firm may collect information about you from third-party sources to supplement information provided by you. This supplemental information allows us to verify or supplement information that you have provided to the Firm and to enhance our ability to provide you with our services. The Firm’s agreements with these third parties typically limit how the Firm may use this supplemental information.

Information We May Share

The Firm does not sell, rent, trade, or otherwise disclose Personal Information except as described in this Privacy Policy or as you explicitly consent. We also may share the information with third-party service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf to help with our business activities. These service providers are not authorized by us to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.

We may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law, court order, or legal process; (ii) in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements; (iii) under the discovery process in litigation or arbitration; (iv) to enforce Firm policies, contracts, or other rights; (v) to collect amounts owed to the Firm; (vi) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation or prosecution of suspected or actual illegal activity; or (vii) if in good faith we believe that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable. In addition, from time to time, server logs may be reviewed for security purposes. In such cases, server log data containing IP addresses may be shared with law enforcement bodies in order that they may identify users in connection with their investigation of unauthorized activities.

We reserve the right to disclose or transfer any information we have about you in the event of a proposed or actual reorganization, sale, merger, or any other type of acquisition, disposal, or financing of all or any portion of the Firm or any of our assets. Should such an event take place, we will endeavor to direct the transferee to use Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

At your request, we will remove your personal information from our files. To do so, either respond to the “unsubscribe” link in a Firm mailing, or email your request to the firm directly at:, or by telephone or mail at the phone number or mailing address listed on this Site.

Protection of Information

The Firm takes reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the Personal Information you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure, including through the use of firewalls and other security measures on our servers. While we strive to protect your Personal Information and privacy, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information disclosed or transmitted to us and cannot be responsible for the theft, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of your Personal Information.

Cross-Border Transfer

Your Personal Information is stored and processed in the United States. Your Personal Information may be transferred to countries outside your country of residence which may have different data protection and data processing laws than those in your country. Please be aware that the laws and practices relating to the protection of Personal Information are likely to be different and in some cases may be weaker than those within your home jurisdiction. Regardless, in all events, we shall apply the provisions of this Privacy Policy to your Personal Information wherever we store or process it.

Children’s Privacy on the Site

The Site is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under 13 years of age through the Site.


The Firm will retain the Personal Information we receive as described in this Privacy Policy for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected, provide our services, resolve disputes, pursue legitimate business purposes, enforce our agreements, and comply with all applicable laws and in accordance with our information storage policies.

Your Rights

To the extent required by law, we provide users with reasonable access to the Personal Information provided to the Firm, a portable copy of the information, and the ability to review, correct, delete, restrict, or object to the processing of such information.

Although the Firm makes good faith efforts to provide individuals with access to their Personal Information, there may be circumstances in which the Firm is unable to provide access, including but not limited to where the information contains legal privilege, would compromise others’ privacy or other legitimate rights, where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the individual’s privacy in the case in question, or where the information is commercially proprietary. If the Firm determines that access should be restricted in any particular instance, we will endeavor to provide you with an explanation of why that determination has been made and a contact point for any further inquiries. To protect your privacy, the Firm will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access to or making any changes to your Personal Information.

How can I correct, amend or delete my personal information and/or opt out of future communications?

 You may opt out of any future contacts from us or change, correct, or delete any personal information at any time. Contact us via email to, the phone number, or mailing address on our Site at any time to:

  • see what data we have about you, if any;
  • change/correct any data we have about you;
  • ask us to delete any data we have about you; and/or
  • opt out of future communications from us.

Compliance with Specific Privacy Laws and Regulations

California Residents: This Privacy Policy supplements the information contained herein with the specific rights and obligations under the California Consumer Privacy Act. These rights include the right to know, the right to delete, and the right to opt-out of the sale of personal information, among others.

New York Residents: We comply with the New York SHIELD Act by implementing reasonable administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to protect Personal Information.

Massachusetts Residents: We adhere to the Massachusetts Data Privacy Law, which requires us to implement and maintain a comprehensive information security program to protect Personal Information.

Illinois Residents: We comply with the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by providing specific disclosures and obtaining consent before collecting biometric data, and by maintaining reasonable security measures to protect such data.

Florida Residents: We comply with the Florida Information Protection Act by implementing measures to protect Personal Information and providing notifications in the event of a data breach.

EEA Residents:  Our undertakings under this Notice are intended to be consistent with your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”). The GDPR affords you rights that are in addition to those set forth above in this Notice. We will comply with the following additional rights under the GDPR, subject to its terms and conditions.


Subject to legal and ethical restrictions governing our practice of law, you have the right to access the following additional information about your Personal Data to determine that we are processing it lawfully: (i) the purpose of the processing; (ii) the categories of Personal Data; (iii) identification of the recipients and intended recipients of the Personal Data; and (iv) our source of the Personal Data.

Data Portability

If we have your Personal Data because of a contract that we entered into with you (such as Client Data) or because you have consented to providing us your Personal Data, you may request that we provide you with a digital file of the Personal Data that you have provided to us, which includes any records we have collected from observing your digital activities. We will provide you with such digital file if and in a manner compliant with GDPR. (“Client Data”) is descriptive information about you including contact information which we collect from you as part of providing legal services to you.)

Updates or Corrections

Subject to our separate confirmation, you may request that we update or correct any of the Descriptive Information and Contact Information that we have about you.

Objection to or Restriction on Processing

If you feel that our access to or our use of your Personal Data impacts your fundamental rights or freedoms, you may object to the processing of such Personal Data or restrict the processing of such data by contacting us through the information provided under Contact Us above. In some cases, we may have legitimate grounds to process such data that may override your rights or freedoms.

Dispute Resolution

EU residents may report privacy complaints directly to their local data protection authorities. You may also contact the Firm to be directed to the relevant authorities.


You may request that we erase your Personal Data if it is determined that we do not have a legal basis for using it, you withdraw your consent to our processing, you object to the processing and we have no overriding legitimate interest, or if required by law.

Withdrawal of Consent

If we use your Personal Data in a manner that you have previously consented to, you may withdraw your consent by contacting us through the information provided under Contact Us above.

Unsubscribe or Modify Preferences

If at any time you prefer to receive less marketing or other information from us, you may modify your preferences or unsubscribe by contacting us through the information provided under Contact Us

If you believe your rights regarding your Personal Data have been breached or if a breach has been inadequately addressed, you have the right to report to or file a complaint with any independent public authority which is established by a European Union member state pursuant to Article 51 of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update or change this Privacy Policy from time to time to keep it current with applicable law and industry standards. We will post a “last modified” date for this Privacy Policy to indicate when it was most recently updated. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on the Site. By continuing to use this site after our privacy policy has been updated you agree to such changes.

If you have any additional questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via email at, or the phone number or mailing address listed on this Site. If our information practices change in a significant way, we will post the policy changes here.


Last modified: July 15, 2024