Scot Ganow is an attorney in the Dayton office of Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L. With ten years of corporate and compliance experience in Fortune 500 companies prior to becoming an attorney, Scot brings a diverse background to his privacy and security law practice. A former chief privacy officer for healthcare and pharmaceutical informatics companies, Scot also holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional certification. He has presented and written extensively on the topics of data protection and de-identification, and moderated panels on privacy. In his practice, Scot assists clients in all areas of the data life cycle, including:

  • Policy development, implementation and assessment
  • Identifying, evaluating and managing privacy and security risks
  • Third-party management, to include onward transfer agreements and audits
  • Data breach and incident response management and counseling
  • Training and awareness programs
  • Drafting and negotiating data protection agreements
  • De-identification of personally identifiable information

Scot assists clients in dealing with a variety of data governance regulations, including HIPAA, GLBA, FCRA, and state laws governing personally identifiable information.

Scot attended the University of Dayton School of Law, where he currently serves as an adjunct professor of law. Scot clerked for the University of Dayton General Counsel’s Office and the Cincinnati Reds General Counsel. Scot is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Scot is a member of the Dayton, Ohio and American Bar Associations. He is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (“IAPP”), has served as co-chair for the Cincinnati IAPP KnowledgeNet, and is a founding member of the Carolinas Privacy Officials Network. Scot’s pro bono work includes serving as outside counsel to a Dayton non-profit. He also earned the Pro Bono Commitment to Community award while in law school.

Scot served as an enlisted soldier and officer in the Army National Guard for eleven years. He has also worked as a football official since 2007, officiating football at the high school and collegiate levels.


  • USA


  • Data privacy law
  • Information security
  • Data breach response
  • Online reputation management


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