Latham & Watkins LLP

Data Protection & Information Law Department

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What the team is known for International firm with data protection expertise located in many key jurisdictions, offering experience and resources in data-rich sectors such as technology and financial services. Areas of focus include cybersecurity and data breaches, regulatory compliance and cross-border disputes and investigations.

Strengths One client comments: "They are highly intelligent lawyers who genuinely care about their clients."

"They are good at balancing the legal requirements with those of the business," says a client, who also highlights that the lawyers are "very responsive."

Sources appreciate the firm's "global reach which helps with looking at global issues and queries."

Work highlights Continued to represent Facebook globally in regulatory investigations and inquiries into alleged data breaches and alleged instances of non-compliance with relevant data protection laws.

Notable practitioners

Gail Crawford
combines an impressive technology practice with an in-depth understanding of data protection laws. This expertise makes her highly sought after by tech giants for her knowledge of compliance in industries such as e-commerce and telecommunications.
"Gail is the rarest of lawyers: highly commercial, incredibly strong technically and with a superb manner and communication style that makes her a pleasure to work with." "She helps solve complex problems with amazing pragmatic advice." "Gail puts herself in your shoes and balances that with strong objective advice in order to find a practical solution."