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Jeremy D. Rucker


Spencer Fane attorney Jeremy Rucker

T 214.459.5880
F 214.750.3612

Jeremy Rucker focuses his practice on privacy and data protection and corporate transactions. He regularly counsels companies on navigating the regulatory and compliance issues before and after a data breach. He has represented companies of all sizes covering several industries including healthcare, banking and finance, and manufacturing.

Additionally, Jeremy represents companies and high net-worth individuals with complex corporate transactions, focusing on public and private mergers and acquisitions.

Highlights of Jeremy’s experience include:

  • Assisted dozens of companies in post-breach remediation efforts.
  • Assisted medical practice in obtaining a successful outcome in OCR investigation following data breach.
  • Represented company in the purchase of assets of medical spa.

Presentations and Publications

  • “Protecting Privilege? The Evolving Role of Attorney-Client Privilege in Cybersecurity Incidents and Responses,” Essential Cybersecurity Law, UT Law CLE
  • “Cyber Attack: How to Protect Your Center,” Tri-State Cancer Summit, Association of Community Cancer Centers
  • “Cybersecurity,” State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Trial (Houston), TexasBarCLE
  • Privileges: Understanding the Applicability in Cybersecurity Cases,” Texas Bar Journal, October 2018
  • “The Legal Perspective of a Data Breach,” ISACA North Texas Chapter
  • “Cybersecurity,” State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Trial (San Antonio), TexasBarCLE
  • “So You’ve Had a Breach. Now What?,” Risky Business, ISSA Fort Worth
  • “Cybersecurity Law Update,” (with Shawn Tuma), Collin County Bench Bar Conference
  • “Planning for a Cyber Breach,” DALL’s 2018 Spring Institute, Dallas Association of Law Librarians
  • “What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Cybersecurity,” Plano Bar Association, PBA CLE
  • “Cybersecurity Overview,” Civil Litigation/Appellate Section, Collin County Bar Association CLE
  • “Cybersecurity for Solos and Small Firms,” Solo/Small Firm Section, Collin County Bar Association CLE
  • “I’ve Been Hacked: What Do I Do Now?” Essentials of Business Law: Protecting Your Business, TexasBarCLE
  • “Transactional Practice of Law,” Business Law Panel, Texas A&M Business Law Society


  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Collin County Bar Association


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2022

Contact Jeremy Rucker at 214.459.5880 or jrucker@spencerfane.com.