Alexander Misakian joins Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Team in Chicago office

CHICAGO – Alexander Misakian has joined the Chicago office of McDonald Hopkins LLC, further expanding the depth of the firm’s national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group.

Misakian brings three years of experience handling a variety of legal matters involving the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, professional liability, premise liability and insurance coverage litigation. He has assisted clients in the development of cybersecurity frameworks, privacy policies and incident response planning, and advised in preparation for and responding to data security breaches, determining and sending required notifications to affected individuals, state regulators, departments of insurances and states’ offices of attorneys general in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Misakian earned his J.D. in 2018 from the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was president and founder of the Cyber Security and Data Privacy Society. He was also a founding board member of the school’s Blockchain, ICOs and Crypto-Currency Organization.  In 2015, Mikasian earned a Bachelor of Philosophy degree while graduating magna cum laude from DePaul University.

Best Lawyers recognized Misakian among its “Ones to Watch” in 2021.

Misakian can be reached at and 312-642-6887.