Mr Mauricio Paez > Jones Day > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Jones Day
NEW YORK, NY 10017-6702
United States
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Work Department

Intellectual Property.


Mauricio Paez advises global clients on privacy and data protection, cross-border intellectual property and technology commercial transactions, and strategic sourcing and outsourcing matters. In addition, he advises clients on the acquisition and disposition of technology assets and intellectual property rights worldwide. As a co-chair of the Firm’s global privacy practice, he advises Fortune 100 companies on all legal aspects of privacy and information security. He regularly advises clients on current and emerging information management, privacy, security, and data protection laws. He has assisted clients in developing and implementing worldwide policies and compliance procedures for handling and safeguarding personal and company information, maintaining and transferring customer and employee information, and regulating data transfers with third parties. He conducts privacy assessments and information security policy audits and assists clients in handling and responding to data security incidents on a worldwide basis. Mauricio advises clients on U.S. laws (such as GLB, HIPAA, COPPA, CAN-SPAM, FCRA/FACTA, and security breach notification obligations) and data protection compliance risks in other major jurisdictions (Canada, EU, Latin America, and Asia). Mauricio’s practice is also strong in multijurisdictional sourcing and outsourcing arrangements. His involvement ranges from assisting clients with competitive requests for proposals, multiple vendor negotiations, setting up offshore captive operations, sourcing partnerships, and multijurisdictional outsourcing transactions.


American Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.


English, Spanish.




Rutgers University (J.D. 1996; School of Planning and Public Policy 1993; B.A. 1992).



Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)

The ‘top-notchJones Day team is headed by Los Angeles’ Daniel McLoon. He and litigators John Vogt and Adam Wiers (based in Irvine and Chicago respectively) have acted for Experian in class actions related to the client’s alleged violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and to an identity thief accessing consumer records from databases allegedly owned by the client and two other companies. New York’s Mauricio Paez has been advising Cardinal Health on data protection matters concerning the acquisition of new businesses and the implementation of a local data protection compliance program in various countries. Boston-based Lisa Ropple, who specializes in breach investigation and response, is ‘a joy to work with’.

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Outsourcing

Jones Day has considerable experience of outsourcing matters for companies in the cybersecurity, digital marketing, artificial intelligence and automotive manufacturing sectors; the team also has significant clients in the aviation and retail industries. Highlights have included New York-based practice head Mauricio F. Paez has renegotiated a $450m IT outsourcing agreement on behalf of an energy company. Another key contact is Atlanta-based Todd S. McClelland, who is especially experienced in advising on outsourcing transactions in the infrastructure management, power distribution and transportation sectors.