How Kyle Helps Clients
Kyle D. Black focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation. Kyle represents clients in a variety of complex commercial litigation disputes in federal and state court, including multi-project construction disputes, contractual disputes, insurance coverage and trade secrets matters. Kyle also has experience litigating cases before workers’ compensation judges and preparing appellate briefs before appeal board commissioners and the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.
Kyle also counsels clients on best practices in data privacy and cybersecurity. He is a certified information privacy professional of U.S. privacy laws (CIPP/US) and European privacy laws (CIPP/E), recognized by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Kyle helps clients maintain compliance with various state, federal, and international security standards, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Kyle helps clients plan ahead for data security incidents by preparing written information security programs and incident response plans. He also assists clients in responding to data security incidents by deploying forensics and consumer remediation services, and also by advising clients on HIPAA and state law regarding security breach notification requirements.
Before joining Buchanan, Kyle practiced with a large national defense firm. During law school, he interned with the Honorable Mary Jane Bowes in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, as well as with the Honorable Arnold Klein in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2015, Certificate in International and Comparative Law; CALI Award for Private International Law
Emory University, B.A., 2011, Economics and African American studies
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
American Bar Association, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy General Committee, vice chair, 2018 - present
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
The International Association of Privacy Professionals