For over 20 years, Mr. Heiman has engaged in a wide-ranging federal counseling and lobbying practice on behalf of leading clients in the information technology industry. He also assists a range of companies understand the laws and policies applying to their Internet and e-commerce activities. He is one of two Practice Area Leaders of K&L Gates’ Policy and Regulatory Practice and serves on the firm’s Management Committee.
He has been actively involved in formulating practicable privacy policies, helping companies prevent and respond to data breaches, protecting intellectual property rights, improving the delivery of government services while preventing unfair competition with the private sector and opposing governmental regulation of the Internet.
Mr. Heiman was profiled by Tech Counsel Magazine as one of the leading high-tech lobbyists in Washington and has been quoted on info-tech issues in The Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, National Journal, Congressional Quarterly, Legal Times and Tech Daily. He has spoken to the RSA Security Conference, the ABA Committee of Corporate General Counsel and the Congressional Internet Caucus.
From 1984 to 1987, he served as legislative director and trade counsel to U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York.