Dan Bumpus utilizes his experience in both the public and private sector to advise clients on legal and policy issues before state and federal administrative agencies, including the Virginia State Corporation Commission and the Federal Communications Commission. He also regularly counsels clients on regulatory and compliance issues related to data protection.
Dan served as Associate General Counsel in the Virginia State Corporation Commission’s Office of the General Counsel from 2018 to 2020. In this role, he counseled the Commissioner of Insurance and the Financial Regulation and Life & Health Divisions of the Bureau of Insurance on legal and policy issues.
Dan utilizes his administrative litigation experience to advise electric and natural gas utility clients in complex regulatory litigation, discovery issues, codes of conduct and affiliate transactions, and other regulatory compliance matters.
Communications Regulatory and Data Privacy & Security
Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Dan was an associate at an international law firm in Washington, DC, where he focused his practice on advising media and tech companies, hedge funds, private equity firms, and other clients on Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) compliance and regulatory issues related to data protection.
Dan represented clients before the FCC on a wide range of regulatory issues, including accessibility, spectrum, open Internet, emergency communications, retransmission consent, and privacy.
Dan counseled clients on regulatory changes and structured compliance programs with HIPAA, COPPA, GLBA, FCRA, GDPR, and other international data protection laws. He also advised clients and drafted policies and procedures to respond to data breaches, including drafting breach notifications and coordinating response with regulators.
Counseled the Virginia’s Commissioner of Insurance and its Bureau of Insurance on legal and policy issues, including:
Counseled video programming distributor, broadcaster, programming networks, Internet service provider, wireless provider, equipment manufacturers, trade association, and other clients on FCC compliance, including:
Advised tech companies, hedge funds, private equity firms, and other clients on regulatory and compliance issues related to data protection, including: