Elfin Noce is special counsel in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. He also is a member of the Privacy and Cybersecurity Team.

Areas of Practice

Elfin counsels his clients on a wide range of data privacy and cybersecurity matters.

Elfin’s practice includes managing cyber breach response, drafting incident response plans, breach simulations, drafting privacy policies, negotiating and drafting complex technology agreements, and defending companies in cybersecurity litigation. His experience spans a wide range of privacy regimes, including CCPA, GDPR, telecommunications privacy (both the Cable Act and CPNI regulations), HIPAA, GLBA, TCPA, automated license plate reader regulations, and CALEA.

As in-house counsel at Charter Communications, Elfin led the company in operationalizing privacy, cybersecurity and technology matters. He advised on internal policies, breach investigation and response, drafting and negotiating privacy and data security contracts, and responding to legal requests for subscriber information.

He previously worked in-house advising a large employer health care plan with over 100,000 members on a wide range of legal issues, focusing in particular on the intricacies of HIPAA, including negotiating business associate agreements, day-to-day compliance issues, training, and notice drafting.

Elfin holds a CIPP/US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Elfin also volunteers his time with the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, assisting those in the Washington, DC area who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, and in need of legal assistance.



Eye on Privacy Blog Posts

FCC Law Blog Posts

Government Contracts & Investigations Blog Posts

Healthcare Law Blog Posts




Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S., International Association of Privacy Professionals


J.D., University of Missouri, Columbia, 2005

B.A., Truman State University, 2000


  • District of Columbia
  • Missouri
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