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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
United States

Lawyer Rankings

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

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP‘s New York-based privacy and cybersecurity team is recognized by clients for its ‘unparalleled expertise‘ and ‘refreshing pragmatism to help navigate the labyrinth of the legal and regulatory landscape‘. The group has experience across the full range of matters, including breaches, compliance projects and transactions, and boasts particular expertise in the financial services, private equity, technology, and retail sectors. In the past year, the team has been particularly busy advising clients on compliance with the CCPA, as well as on biometric data regulations. It is also assisting clients with data-monetization products and is increasingly acting for private equity clients in corporate transactions. Lisa Sotto, who according to one client is ‘the gold standard for privacy and cybersecurity matters‘, leads the practice group, which also includes ‘a world-class team of smart, hard-working, responsive associates‘. Aaron Simpson takes the lead on privacy and cybersecurity work for private equity firms, while Phyllis Marcus has particular experience in advising consumer electronics, interactive gaming companies, and internet-connected device manufacturers on compliance with the US Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). For advice on cybersecurity preparedness, Paul Tiao, who also has experience advising clients on the Supporting Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies (SAFETY) Act, is a name to note. ‘Shining starBrittany Bacon is highlighted for her breadth of experience in assisting clients with both cybersecurity incidents and developing global privacy compliance programs.