What the team is known for
Maintains an excellent reputation for its breadth of capabilities in privacy and data security matters; these include CCPA compliance, incident response counseling and regulatory due diligence on M&A transactions. Particularly noted for its work with major global technology, real estate and entertainment companies, often regarding ad-tech issues.
"Paul Hastings provides consistent and steady legal advice and practical solutions suited to our particular organization," says a commentator.
"They are very nimble, very responsive, very practical and results-oriented," says a source. "They are effective at negotiating on our behalf. Their ability to learn quickly and respond quickly is a rarity compared to many other firms."
A client remarks: "It is the firm I utilise for our most sensitive work. I can always count on them to give me practical advice to get me across the finish line in a way that manages all the respective risk."
Successfully represented augmented reality company Modiface in responding to a putative class action complaint, which alleged violations of BIPA, obtaining full dismissal of the claim.
Sherrese Smith and Robert Silvers are vice chairs of the firm's Data Privacy & Cybersecurity practice.