This Privacy Policy describes how Caplin & Drysdale handles your personal information when you use our website and blogs. This Privacy Policy does not cover information that is exchanged as part of an attorney-client relationship.  Attorney-client relationships are governed by the terms of the engagement and the relevant laws and rules of professional responsibility that apply to the legal profession.  For more information about the website and attorney-client relationships, see the Terms and Conditions posted on our website.

Information We Collect About You

Caplin & Drysdale collects personal information you choose to provide through the website.  For example, you may provide us personal information when you ask to be on our mailing list, request information or publications, or register for an event we are hosting.  The personal information may include name, address, telephone numbers, and other contact information.

You may generally browse our website without providing any personal information.  We do, however, collect information about how our website is used through Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect website usage information.  The information transmitted to us does not contain personal information.  You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you use our website.  For more information on opting out of Google Analytics, visit this Google page.

How We Use Your Information

We use personal information to provide you news about legal developments and to conduct other marketing activities.  These activities may involve emails, other online content, and invitations to events.  You may opt out of receiving such communications at any time.

Website usage information is used to help us manage and administer our website, improve the content of our website, and customize and improve the user experience.

Sharing Your Information

Caplin & Drysdale does not sell or rent personal information to third parties.  Under no circumstances do we provide telephone numbers to third parties.  Only emails are shared to service partners providing e-mail marketing services to us, to information services providers maintaining our website, blogs, and computer systems, and as may be required by law.

Consent to SMS

Our law firm's clients contact an attorney directly via the attorney's telephone, email, or SMS. The attorney’s contact information can be found in our website directory located here:   Initiating a conversational contact via SMS directly to one of our attorneys' phone numbers constitutes consent. Clients assume they can text an attorney's phone number and expect an SMS response. We solely use SMS to respond to conversational inquiries initiated by our clients. There is no automatic harvesting whatsoever.

Opt-In Message

"Text START to an attorneys phone number to receive text messages from attorney’s telephone.  Message frequency may vary. Message and Data Rates may apply. To end messaging from attorney, reply with STOP. Reply with HELP for more information.

Third Party Websites

Our site contains links to other sites that may have different information practices. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

Protecting Your Information

To protect your personal information, Caplin & Drysdale maintains appropriate safeguards to avoid unauthorized disclosure.  No systems or electronic data transmissions are completely secure, however, and we cannot guarantee that these measures will prevent a third party from unlawfully accessing this information.  Our website is operated in the United States, so information submitted to our website will be transmitted to us in the United States.  If you are located outside the United States, please note that in using the website you may be transferring your personal information to a country that does not have the same data protection laws as your home country.

Managing Your Information

Under certain data protection laws and regulations, you may have rights such as the right to:

You can reach us about such requests using the contact information below.  The rights under data protection laws and regulations have limits, however, and we may be entitled to decline the request or retain information under certain circumstances.

Protecting the Privacy of Children

Caplin & Drysdale’s website is not directed to children.  If you are under the age of 16, please do not provide any personal information about yourself to us.

Retention of Information

We keep personal information until no longer reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or other permitted use.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please contact us at or contact us at +1 202 862 5000.

Consent and Updates

Your use of our website means that you accept this Privacy Policy. Changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on our website. 

December 2020Revised July 2024

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