Alex M. Pearce
Alex is Of Counsel at Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP in Raleigh, North Carolina. He concentrates his practice in Privacy and Data Security law and partners with organizations to provide strategic and practical guidance on matters that implicate domestic and international privacy and data security considerations. Alex’s broad and varied experience includes counseling clients on compliance with state and federal privacy, consumer protection and breach notification laws; designing and implementing global data protection compliance strategies; negotiating cloud computing, data license and data sharing agreements; and representing clients in disputes centering on privacy and data security issues. Alex formerly served as in-house Privacy Counsel for SAS, a global provider of analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services. He has been certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) as a Privacy Law Specialist and in 2018 was certified as a Specialist in Privacy and Information Security Law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as part of its inaugural class of board-certified Specialists in the field.