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Named among The National Law Journal's "100 Most Influential Lawyers,” Ms. Sotto chairs the firm’s top-ranked global privacy and cybersecurity practice and is Managing Partner of the New York office. She has received widespread recognition for her work in the areas of privacy and cybersecurity, and was rated the best privacy adviser by Computerworld magazine. Chambers and Partners honored Ms. Sotto with the 2021 Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession award, highlighting that “Lisa Sotto is a legend.” Nicknamed the “high priestess of privacy” and “queen of breach,” Ms. Sotto is a market leader who advises clients in identifying, evaluating and managing risks associated with privacy and data security practices. She is chair of the US Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and the lead author of Wolters Kluwer’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Deskbook. She also testifies regularly before the US Congress and other legislative and regulatory agencies. In addition, Ms. Sotto was selected by several foreign governments (including Brazil, China, Japan and Serbia) to provide briefings and advise on global data protection law.

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Privacy & Data Security - USA
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Lisa Sotto continues to be renowned for her unparalleled skill in responding to data security incidents and breaches of privacy.
"One of the foremost experts in the field. She has the most stellar reputation and a finger on the pulse of what is going on in the industry - really deep knowledge." "If you have a data breach you would be lucky to get her to handle it. In that area she is an absolute standout."


Privacy & Data Security: Incident Response - USA
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Lisa Sotto continues to be renowned for her unparalleled skill in responding to data security incidents and breaches of privacy.
"One of the foremost experts in the field. She has the most stellar reputation and a finger on the pulse of what is going on in the industry - really deep knowledge." "If you have a data breach you would be lucky to get her to handle it. In that area she is an absolute standout."

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