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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10166
United States
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London > Risk advisory > Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP acts on a variety of issues in the data protection, privacy and cybersecurity space including advising on the compatibility of AI and data analytics with data protection laws as well as cybersecurity incidents. The team is jointly led by Bridget Treacy and Aaron Simpson. Treacy is noted for her expertise in advising on cross-border data transfer matters, especially for US clients, while Simpson has advised on GDPR compliance matters and has experience in both the US and EU. Also of note is Rosemary Jay, who assists her clients with privacy issues and matters of confidentiality.

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

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The data protection offering at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is led by Lisa Sotto, ‘by far the country’s gold standard for privacy and cyber-security matters‘ in the eyes of her clients. Other key figures in the team include seasoned transatlantic counsel Aaron Simpson, COPPA expert Phyllis Marcus, risk management specialist Paul Tiao, Brittany Bacon, ‘the best at what she does‘, and Danielle Dobrusin, ‘one of the country’s leading CCPA experts‘. In broader terms, the practice is increasingly active in the areas of AI and facial recognition, where it advises on myriad cybersecurity issues, as well as on breach response. Indicative of the group’s work is its advice to Cybereason Inc., a new client for the team. In this regard, the team has assisted with numerous privacy issues relating to the client’s business growth, which included multi-jurisdictional questions pertaining to the EU, the Middle East and Asia.