Overview

Frank Xavier Wukovits practices with the firm’s Tech, Privacy, & Data Innovations and Corporate & Securities Groups.

Frank dedicates his practice to working with entities at the intersection of law, business, and emerging technologies, ranging from startups, emerging growth companies, private companies, and Fortune 500 companies to private equity funds, venture capital funds, corporate VCs, family offices, and angel investors that invest in those companies.

Frank works with entities across the entire corporate life cycle, including strategic planning and decision making prior to formation, governance, corporate counseling, venture capital, debt and equity financings, series funding, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and integration.

From artificial intelligence and cloud computing to legacy systems, Frank often guides clients on complex matters involving corporate compliance, cybersecurity, privacy, integration, analytics, and digital forensics. Among other things, this includes identifying and mitigating risks to an organization’s core business functions, leading vulnerability and risk assessments, investigating and responding to data breaches, protecting organizational assets and systems, and implementing effective security protocols, policies, and procedures.

Frank also negotiates and drafts agreements involving application development, end user licenses, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), secure cloud computing, mobile computing, information technology, data licensing, e-commerce, AdTech, marketing tech, insurtech, and healthcare with service providers, vendors, partners, developers, business associates, manufacturers, suppliers, customers, and other entities. Frank’s experience in complex healthcare transactions includes, but is not limited to, strategic planning and negotiation of documentation for the organization, management, financing, merger, acquisition, and integration of healthcare facilities. Frank’s healthcare transactional experience is buttressed by his experience litigating highly contested federal and state healthcare legal issues.

Frank’s speaking engagements include seminars and presentations for board members, executives, in-house counsel, managers, industry experts, attorneys, and law students in the realm of artificial intelligence, data security and privacy, risk management, current and trending issues, threat analysis, cost benefit analysis, and compliance.

Prior to joining CSG Law, Frank litigated complex disputes in federal, state, appellate, and arbitration proceedings ranging from contract disputes to class actions and federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) claims.

While in law school, Frank served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Esther Salas, United States District Court, District of New Jersey, as well as the Honorable Thomas J. Walsh, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Civil Part. Frank also interned for the Federal Trade Commission, the Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Section of the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, and a Fortune 500 company ranked as one of the world’s largest IT management services firms.

Frank received his Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law, with a concentration in Data Privacy & Security; Masters of Engineering from The George Washington University – School of Engineering & Applied Science, with a concentration in Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance; and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Colgate University.


Honors

  • Selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Stars list, Business/Corporate (2023)

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Involvement

  • Law360, New Jersey Editorial Advisory Board
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Health Law Section, Co-Chair, Legislative Coordinator Committee; Planning Committee & Member, Privacy Law Committee
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Privacy Compliance Advisory Council
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., 2019)
  • The George Washington University – School of Engineering & Applied Science (M.Eng., 2023)
  • Colgate University (B.A., 2016)

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

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