Kashif Chand

New Jersey Division of Law

Kashif is the Chief of the New Jersey Division of Law’s Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Section, providing legal counsel and representation to the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and other state agencies. Deputy Attorneys General within the section aggressively investigate matters impacting consumers, focusing primarily on the security and use of personal, health, and financial data. Deputies further evaluate the business practices of technology platforms in response to the ever-evolving threats to consumer privacy and safety. Since joining the section in 2019, the section has resolved several notable data privacy investigations into Wawa Inc., Weichert Co., Wakefern Food Corp., Google, and Morgan Stanley, among others. Prior to joining the New Jersey Division of Law, and before entering the legal field, he was an analytical chemist conducting FDA regulatory testing for several major pharmaceutical companies. Since law school, he worked on a wide range of legal matters, from representing the City of New York and its contractors in the unprecedented In re: World Trade Center Disaster Site Litigation, to handling matters involving privacy, banking, healthcare, intellectual property, patent and employment law.