Adrian Senyszyn

Principal


Phone: 830.346.1380

Location: San Antonio Office

Overview

Adrian Senyszyn is principal in the Firm’s Construction Defect, Cybersecurity and HIPAA Practice. Adrian represents clients throughout Texas. Most of Adrian’s construction defect practice involves school districts located in South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley. Adrian represents both general contractors and subcontractors, and he has represented many scopes of work to include roofing, waterproofing, damp proofing, sealing and caulking, electrical, concrete and ornamental steel.

Adrian’s cyber security practice is focused in the health care sector where he routinely advises practices and groups about privacy and security rules. Adrian is often involved in the breach notification process and has advised a number of practices suffering catastrophic breaches in excess of 50,000 people. Adrian defends practices 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. Adrian is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity and HIPAA topics.

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Professional Background   

  • Germer PLLC: Joined Germer PLLC as the founding principal of 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

  • 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

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

Interests   

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

Contact the Attorneys at Germer PLLC for a consultation today. We provide services for clients in Beaumont, Austin, Houston, San Antonio 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
14100 San Pedro Avenue
San Antonio, Suite 760 TX 78232
Ph: 830.346.1380
Fax: 512.472.0721
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