Mr Vishnu Shankar > Proskauer Rose LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Privacy & Cybersecurity, and Sports Groups


Vishnu Shankar is a partner in Proskauer’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Privacy & Cybersecurity, and Sports Groups in the London office. He practices in two related areas, namely: data privacy and cybersecurity, and technology, data and intellectual property transactions. Vishnu also defends clients in complex regulatory enforcement, governmental investigations, and litigation matters involving data, cybersecurity (including ransomware), Artificial Intelligence (AI), algorithms, and other innovative technologies. He has been recommended by The Legal 500 UK where sources note his “excellent attention to detail, an amazing work ethic and tremendous research skills.” In 2018, Vishnu was selected as a Thought Leader in Privacy by DataGuidance. In particular, companies implementing digital, AI or data monetization strategies benefit from his expertise in both privacy and intellectual property law.

Vishnu’s clients are in a variety of industries, including financial services and payments, asset management and private equity, “gig economy” and platforms, retail, sports and entertainment, life sciences and pharmaceuticals, IT, and transportation. He has practiced in New York, London, Dublin and India, and is admitted in England & Wales, and New York.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Telecoms and broadcast: transactions

The telecoms & broadcast team of Proskauer Rose LLP position themselves at the forefront of digital distribution, handling matters pertaining to traditional internet platforms and emerging OTT services such as Hulu, AMC Networks, and fuboTV and recently advised on industry-shaping M&A  for Discovery and ForgeLight. Headquartered in New York, the practice is led by Lauren Boglivi, Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks, Robert Freeman, and Jeffrey Neuburger. Will Chuchawat is an active dealmaker within the team, while Vishnu Shankar joined from Sidley Austin LLP in April 2021.