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Peter H. Day

44 Montgomery Street
Suite 3100
San Francisco, California 94104
Phone:  415.913.4898
Fax:  415.391.8766


Peter Day focuses his practice on privacy and data security matters. He advises clients on a host of privacy and data security issues, including: GDPR compliance, international data management, cross-border data transfers, software license agreements, off-shoring agreements, cloud service agreements, data security incidents (including crisis management, cyber-extortion, data breach notification, internal incident investigations, post-breach remediation and recovery, and cyber-espionage), consumer marketing and advertising, internal and customer facing privacy policies and notices, IoT devices, corporate compliance, financial technology and novel payment systems, and a host of other privacy, data security, and compliance issues.

Peter also advises clients on regulatory compliance, criminal matters, and national security issues. He has successfully represented companies and individuals during both criminal and regulatory investigations. He has handled matters that involved clients facing inquiries from congressional committees, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Asset Control, the Federal Reserve Board, the Department of Justice, the FDIC, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, numerous state attorneys general, and several foreign regulators.

Prior to joining the firm, Peter served as the Privacy Officer and Deputy Chief Information Security Officer for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. While there, he helped develop a privacy and information security program.

Legal Experience

  • LeClairRyan, San Francisco, California, 2018 - present
  • Privacy Officer and Deputy Information Security Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, 2017 - 2018
  • Bank of the West, Vice President, Privacy and Data Security Counsel, San Francisco, California, 2015 - 2017
  • Mintz Levin, San Francisco, California, 2015
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP, San Francisco, California, 2010 - 2015
  • Extern, Judge William Lawrence, S.D. Indiana, 2009 - 2010

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • FBI Infaguard


  • IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Indiana University, 2010, Order of the Coif, Managing Editor the Indiana Law Journal
  • B.A., Occidental College, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2011