Attorney Senyszyn Adrian

Adrian Senyszyn

Principal


Phone: 210.640.1650

Location: San Antonio Office

Overview

Adrian Senyszyn is a principal at Germer PLLC, and he practices in the areas of construction, cybersecurity, health care law, HIPAA, employment law, administrative law, and personal injury. Mr. Senyszyn represents clients throughout Texas. Much of his construction practice involves large, multiparty construction defect litigation. Mr. Senyszyn represents both general contractors and subcontractors, and he has represented many scopes of work to include HVAC, swimming pools, electrical, roofing, waterproofing, masonry, framing, window manufacturers, concrete, and ornamental steel. He also advises about mechanic’s and materialman’s liens and other issues that affect the general business of contractors.

Mr. Senyszyn’s cyber security practice includes the health care sector where he routinely advises health care practices about privacy and security rules. Mr. Senyszyn has extensive experience managing claims through the breach notification process, and he has advised many practices suffering catastrophic breaches. Mr. Senyszyn also defends clients before courts and administrative agencies such as the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Texas Medical Board. Mr. Senyszyn has experience defending class action claims related to cybersecurity breaches. Mr. Senyszyn often speaks about health care issues, cybersecurity and HIPAA rules.

Mr. Senyszyn has been recognized as a “Texas Superlawyer” by Thompson Reuters since 2021, “Best Lawyers®” since 2022, and a “Top Attorney” according to Texas Monthly since 2023.

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Professional Background   

  • Germer PLLC: Joined Germer PLLC as a principal in the San Antonio office
  • MehaffyWeber, P.C.: Lead attorney in large multiparty construction defect cases, cybersecurity and government investigations, and HIPAA incidents
  • Brin & Brin, P.C.: Built a construction defect, cybersecurity and HIPAA practice
  • Overseas Security Advisory Counsel: Liaison between the U.S. Department of State and U.S. private sector companies operating overseas

Bar Admission(s)

  • Texas, November 2007
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2011-Present
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2013-Present
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Mexico, Pro Hac Vice, 2010-2012
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2015-2016
  • New Mexico, District Court, Pro Hac Vice, 2009-2011

Professional Speaking Experience and Presentations

  • How To Stay Compliant with the Rules and Regulations of Health Care, Texas Medical Liability Trust Webinar, June 27, 2022
  • Privacy and Security Roundtable, 17th Annual Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar, UT Austin School of Law, Austin, Texas, Sept. 2, 2022
  • Privacy Law Primer, Texas Bar Advanced Administrative Law Seminar, 33rd Annual Course, Texas, June 11, 2021
  • What Every Physician Should Know about Business Associate Agreements, Texas Medical Liability Trust Webinar, July 27, 2021
  • Privacy Law Primer, TexasBarCLE 33rd Annual Course, Advanced Administrative Law Seminar, June 11, 2021
  • Hot Topics in Medical Records, Privacy and Regulation, Texas Medical Liability Trust, Oct. 2020
  • Interview with a Cyber Attorney, Texas Medical Liability Trust, Sept. 2020
  • Data Security: The Texas Identity Theft Enforcement and Protection Act (“ITEPA”) and Other Considerations, 15th Annual Advanced Administrative Law Seminar, UT Austin School of Law, Sept. 3, 2020
  • Emerging Trends in Cyber Security and Legal Warfare, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, July 16, 2020
  • 48 Hours After a HIPAA Breach, Texas Medical Liability Trust Webinar, July 2019
  • Regulatory and Ethical Considerations for Handling Sensitive Electronic Information, 13th Annual Advanced Administrative Law Seminar, UT Austin School of Law, 2018
  • Cybersecurity for the Medical Office, St. Elizabeth General Staff Meeting, Beaumont, Texas, 2018
  • HIPAA Compliance Is a Journey not a Destination, TMLT San Antonio Working Group, 2017
  • HIPAA Update: Protecting Patient Privacy and Information, UT Dental School, 2015
  • Settlement Caps and Other Forms of Forecasting Weather, TMLT Seminar, 2010
  • Securing American Corporations, American Chamber of Commerce, Nicaragua, 2004
  • The New Security Environment, Cyprus-American Business Association, Cyprus, 2003
  • Q & A: Safety and Security in Europe, American Chamber of Commerce, Russia, 2003
  • Terrorist Activities in Western Europe, BENELUX Advisory Council, Belgium, 2002
  • Overview of the Security Environment in Western Europe, United States Department of State, Washington, District of Columbia, 2002 and 2003

Education

  • Juris Doctor, St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas May 2007
    • Recipient, Judge Jack B. Miller Award for Outstanding Service to Advocacy, 2007
    • Member, The National Order of the Barristers, 2007
    • Chair, St. Mary’s Board of Advocates, 2006-2007
    • Dean’s Leadership Award, 2006-2007
    • Dean’s Scholarship, 2004-2005
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas December 2000
    • Participant, International Business and Language Program, Spain
    • Member, The University of Texas at Austin Silver Spurs
    • Secretary, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Texas Alpha, 2005

Interests   

  • Liverpool Football Club
  • University of Texas at Austin Football
  • Skiing
  • Scuba diving
  • Avid world traveler

Recognitions and Honors

  • Texas Super Lawyer, a Thompson Reuters publication, Since 2021
  • Best Lawyers, Since 2022
  • Top Attorneys in Texas, Texas Monthly, October 2023
  • Top Attorneys, San Antonio Magazine, 2023
  • Top Personal Injury Defense Lawyer, Scence in S.A., Fall 2022

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
    • Construction Law Section
    • Computer & Technology Section
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • Defense Counsel of San Antonio – Former President and Director
  • Planning Committee, State Bar of Texas, Advanced Administrative Law Seminar, 2020-Present
  • Planning Committee, University of Texas at Austin, Advanced Administrative Law Seminar, 2018-Present

Contact the Attorneys at Germer PLLC for a consultation today. We provide services for clients in Beaumont, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Tyler and surrounding areas.

Beaumont:

GERMER PLLC
550 Fannin, Suite 400
Beaumont, Texas 77701
Ph: 409.654.6700
Fax: 409.835.2115
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Austin:

GERMER BEAMAN & BROWN PLLC
One Barton Skyway
1501 S Mopac Expy, Suite A400
Austin, TX 78746
Ph: 512.472.0288
Fax: 512.472.0721
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Houston:

GERMER PLLC
America Tower, 2929 Allen Parkway,
Suite 2900, Houston, TX 77019
Ph: 713.650.1313
Fax: 713.739.7420
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San Antonio:

GERMER PLLC
1826 North Loop 1604 West, Suite 300
San Antonio, Texas 78248
Ph: 210.640.1650
Fax: 512.472.0721
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Tyler:

GERMER PLLC
102 N College Ave, Suite 303
Tyler, TX 75702
Ph: 713.650.1313
Fax: 713.739.7420
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